Research Updates: pain relief

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 144

    WIGERS and FINSET, Opptreningssenteret Jeloy Kurbad, Bratengaten 94, 1515 Moss, Norway,, present evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of chronic pain.


  2. Issue 143

    USICHENKO and colleagues, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany,, have tested ear acupuncture for pain relief af1


  3. Issue 138

    HE and co-workers, Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FIN-70211 Kuopio, Finland,, have studied the use of traditional Chinese methods for pain relief in children afte1


  4. Issue 134

    GUSTAVSSONand VON KOCH, Centre for Clinical Research Dalarna, Falun, Sweden, have used applied relaxation in the treatment of long-standing neck pain.    


  5. Issue 134

    NORRBRINK BUDH and co-workers, Spinalis SCI Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, have assessed a comprehensive pain management programme for neuropathic pain following spi1


  6. Issue 125

    CUVELLIER and colleagues, Service de neuropediatrie, clinique de pediatrie, hopital Roger-Salengro, centre hospitalier regional et universitaire de Lille, 59037 Lille cedex, France,, have review1


  7. Issue 125

    GERICK, Pediatrics and Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555-0340, USA,, has reviewed (57 references) pain management in children and so-called mind-body therapies. One of the mo1


  8. Issue 125

    USICHENKO and co-authors, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Friedrich Loeffler Str. 23b, 17487 Greifswald, Germany, have studied ear acupuncture for pain relief after hip replacement operations.


  9. Issue 119

    AUSTRIAN and co-workers, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA, have explored the perceived barriers to self-management of chronic pain in the elderly.


  10. Issue 117

    KEEFE and others, Duke University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Durham, NC 27705, USA,, have reviewed (119 references) psychological approaches to the understanding and treatment of disease-rela1


  11. Issue 111

    GRAZZI, Headache Centre, National Neurological Institute C. Besta, Via Celoria 11, I-20133 Milan, Italy,, has reviewed (8 references) conventional and unconventional approaches to headaches in children and a1


  12. Issue 111

    MAIZELS and colleagues, Kaiser Permanente, Family Practice, Woodland Hills, CA, USA, have tested a combination of riboflavin, magnesium, and feverfew in the prevention of migraine.


  13. Issue 101

    HAWKINS and HART, Graduate School of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, USA,, report on the use of thermal biofeedback in the treatment of pain associated with en1


  14. Issue 101

    JANSSEN and co-workers, Section of Clinical and Health Psychology and Department of Psychiatry, University of Leiden, P.O. Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, The Netherlands, have investigated the effects of failing pain control.


  15. Issue 99

    HASSON and colleagues, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden,, have conducted a trial of the effects of massage compared to relaxation tape recordings 1


  16. Issue 96

    DE PAULA and colleagues, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing, WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research Development, Brazil, have studied the use of progressive muscle relaxation for pain relief in gynaecology and obstetrics.


  17. Issue 96

    VILJANEN and colleagues, Tampere Regional Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 486, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland,, have conducted a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of d1


  18. Issue 88

    LIPCHIK and NASH, St. Vincent Rehabilitation Services, 3413 Cherry Street, Erie, PA 16508, USA,, review (63 references) cognitive-behavioural issues in the treatment of chronic hea1


  19. Issue 88

    MIDDAUGH and PAWLICK, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Medical University of Couth Caroline, Children’s Hospital, Suite 525, PO Box 250912, 165 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29325, USA,


  20. Issue 88

    SMITH and colleagues, University of Southern Maine, USA, report on the effects of integrating therapeutic touch with a cognitive behavioural pain treatment programme.


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