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Chronic Pain (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler MD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCES:

The American Chronic Pain Association.

World Health Organization. WHO's pain ladder.

WebMD.com. Chronic Pain Management.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Henry Farkas, MD, Medical Director, VNA of Maryland/Northern Chesapeake Hospice; Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Union Hospital of Cecil County. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Steven L Bernstein, MD, Vice-Chair, Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine.


Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2012

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Chronic Pain - Management

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Chronic Pain - Effective Treatments

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Pain - Experience

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