pain patient education

Description: 
A flow chart that offers advice on using pain relief medications for different types of pain. The site also offers dosage information and warnings for each of the medications that it recommends.
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The Pain Clinic
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Pain Treatment: 
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An overview of the types of pain and how they are classified relative to one another and to pain in general. It also provides some information on each pain classification.
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The Pain Clinic
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Description: 
A chart displaying the active ingredients and the OTC medications they can be found in. The form is geared toward patients needing to know each active ingredient their medication contains.
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Patient Management: 
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A chart of common OTC medications along with the prescription drugs they may interact with to create the adverse effects also described in the chart.
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Patient Education: 
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Patient Management: 
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Description: 
Nonprofit organization for people with pain providing information, advocacy, and support.
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American Pain Foundatoin
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Description: 
Website discusses pain in general, the use of opioids for treatment, alternative methods of treatment, addiction, and provides links for many other relevant topics.
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Discovery Health
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Patient Management: 
Substance Use Problems: 
Description: 
Briefly discusses the issue of chronic pain, the tendency to prescribe opioids for treatment and the risk of addiction. Also lists (and refutes) several myths associated with opioid use.
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National Pain Foundation
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Description: 
Defines chronic pain, giving treatment suggestions and prognosis. Lists relevant organizations and relevant publications.
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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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Description: 
Gives a broad definition of pain, and also has several links to helpful sites about the latest news, diagnosis, treatments, etc.
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Medline Plus
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