Month: January 2011

The “Decade of Pain Control and Research”: Part I

Professionals in various disciplines answer the question: “What is your personal evaluation of the achievements in the past ten years as the Decade of Pain Control and Research draws to an end?”

The Role of the Patient-Health Care Provider Relationship in Chronic Pain Management

The key to understanding patients’ needs for pain management is context. The tool to help achieve that understanding is communication. It is becoming more widely accepted that the Medical Home is an important foundation of effective and concerted medical care. Further, an effective relationship between health care providers in Primary Care (PCPs) and their patients is recognized as a critical… Read more »