pain patient education

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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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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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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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Nonprofit organization for people with pain providing information, advocacy, and support.
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American Pain Foundatoin
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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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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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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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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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