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EAPC - European Association for Palliative Care - Pain Guidelines

Cancer Pain: Part 1: Pathophysiology; Oncological, Pharmacological, and Psychological Treatments: A Perspective from the British Pain Society Endorsed by the UK Association of Palliative Medicine and the Royal College of General Practitioners - Jon Raphael, MB, ChB, MSc, FRCA, MD, FFPMRCA - Pain Medicine 2010; 11 - Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (PDF)

Cancer Pain: Part 2: Physical, Interventional and Complimentary Therapies; Management in the Community; Acute, Treatment-Related and Complex Cancer Pain: A Perspective from the British Pain Society Endorsed by the UK Association of Palliative Medicine and the Royal College of General Practitioners - Jon Raphael, MB, ChB, MSc, FRCA, MD, FFPMRCA -Pain Medicine 2010; 11 - Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (PDF)

Maldynia: Pathophysiology and Management of Neuropathic and Maladaptive Pain—A Report of the AMA Council on Science and Public Health - Barry D. Dickinson, PhD, C. Alvin Head, MD, Stuart Gitlow, MD, and Albert J. Osbahr, III, MD - Pain Medicine 2010; 11 - Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (PDF)
Overcoming obstacles to developing new analgesics - Clifford J Woolf - Nature Medicine, Inc. 2010; Focus on Pain

Acute Pain Management: Scientific Evidence - Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine 2010
Acute pain management in opioid-tolerant patients: a growing challenge- C. A. HUXTABLE, L. J. ROBERTS, A. A. SOMOGYI, P. E. MACINTYRE - Anaesth Intensive Care 2011; 39: 804-823

Opioid Dose Titration for Severe Cancer Pain: A Systematic Evidence-Based Review - MELLAR P. DAVIS, M.D., DAVID E. WEISSMAN, M.D. and ROBERT M. ARNOLD, M.D. - JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, Volume 7, Number 3, 2004

Intravenous Opioids for Severe Acute Pain in the Emergency Department - Asad E Patanwala, Samuel M Keim, and Brian L Erstad - The Annals of Pharmacotherapy n 2010 November, Volume 44

Edmonton Classification System for Cancer Pain, Quick User Guide (ECS-CP) Robin Fainsinger, MD, Cheryl Nekolaichuk, PhD, Peter Lawlor, MD (PDF)

Adverse Effects of Opioids on the Central Nervous Systems of Palliative Care Patients. Jane Vella-Brincat- (PDF)

Rational Use of Sublingual Opioids in Palliative Medicine. Gary M. Reisfield, M.D. and George R. Wilson, M.D.- (PDF)

Development of a Sublingual/Oral Formulation of Ketamine for Use in Neuropathic Pain. Preliminary Findings from a Three-Way Randomized,Crossover Study. Chui Chong, Stephan A. Schug, Madhu Page-Sharp, Barry Jenkins and Kenneth F. Ilett- (PDF)

Ketamine as Adjuvant to Opioids for Cancer Pain. A Qualitative Systematic Review. Rae F. Bell, MD, Christopher Eccleston, PhD, and Eija Kalso, MD, Dr Med Sci- (PDF)

Assessment and Management of Breakthrough Pain in Cancer Patients: Current Approaches and Emerging Research. Neil A. Hagen, MD, Patricia Biondo, PhD, and Carla Stiles, BN- (PDF)

Pleasure into pain: The consequences of long-term opioid use. Jason M. White- (PDF)

Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia: Clinical Implications for the Pain Practitioner. Sanford M. Silverman, MD- (PDF)

Mechanisms of pain in nonmalignant disease. Victoria L. Harvey and Anthony H. Dickenson- (PDF)

Overview of Oral Modified-Release Opioid Products for the Management of Chronic Pain. Celene M Amabile and Bill J Bowman- (PDF)

Opioid-induced Hyperalgesia in Humans - Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Considerations. Larry F. Chu, MD, MS (BCHM), MS (Epidemiology), Martin S. Angst, MD,and David Clark, MD, PhD- (PDF)

Opioids for neuropathic pain (Review) Eisenberg E, McNicol ED, Carr DB- (PDF)

The Impact of Opioids on the Endocrine System. Nathaniel Katz, MD, MS and Norman A. Mazer, MD, PhD- (PDF)

Patient-Controlled Analgesia. Jeffrey A. Grass, MD, MMM- (PDF)

Consensus guideline on parenteral methadone use in pain and palliative care
Lauren Shaiova, MD, Ann Berger, MD., Craig Blinderman, MD, M.A.,Eduaro Bruera, MD, Mellar P. Davis, MD, F.C.C.P., Susan Derby, N.P., Charles Inturrisi, PH.D., Jill Kalman, M.D., Davenra Mehta, M.D., PH.D., F.R.C.P., Marco Pappagallo, M.D., and Eugene Perlov, M.D.

Management of cancer pain: ESMO Clinical Recommendations
L. Jost, and F. Roila On behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Working Group
Ann Oncol 2008 19: 119-121.

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(2000) WHO. World cancer report. Stewart BW, Kleihues P,eds. Lyon: IARC Press

(2000) WHO Achieving Balance in National Opioids Control Policy: Guidelines for Assessment

(2002). "Management of cancer pain evidence report technology assessment: number 35--management of cancer pain summary." J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 16(2): 91-102.

(2004). "Statement on intractable pain treatment acts." J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 18(2): 93-8.

(2006) WHO Report: Improving cancer pain relief in the world: Pain & Policy Studies Group annual progress reports to the World Health Organization

(2006). "National Comprehensive Cancer network adult pain guidelines." J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 20(2): 94.

Anderson KO. (2007) Assessment tools for the evaluation of pain in the oncology patient. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2007 Aug;11(4):259-64.

Anghelescu, D. and L. Oakes (2002). "Working toward better cancer pain management for children." Cancer Pract 10 Suppl 1: S52-7.

ASPMN position statement (2004): pain management in patients with addictive disease. J Vasc Nurs. 2004 Sep;22(3):99-101.

Aubin M, Giguere A, Hadjistavropoulos T, Verreault R. (2007) [The systematic evaluation of instruments designed to assess pain in persons with limited ability to communicate]. Pain Res Manag. 2007 Autumn;12(3):195-203

Benedetti, C., C. Brock, et al. (2000). "NCCN Practice Guidelines for Cancer Pain." Oncology (Williston Park) 14(11A): 135-50.

Breitbart, W. and L. Dibiase (2002). "Current perspectives on pain in AIDS." Oncology (Williston Park) 16(7): 964-8, 972; discussion 972, 977, 980, 982.

Breitbart, W. and L. Dibiase (2002). "Current perspectives on pain in AIDS." Oncology (Williston Park) 16(6): 818-29, 834-5.

Breivik H, Borchgrevink PC, Allen SM, et al. (2008) Assessment of pain. Br J Anaesth. 2008 May 16.

Brennan, F., D. B. Carr, et al. (2007). "Pain management: a fundamental human right." Anesth Analg 105(1): 205-21.

Curtiss CP. (2004) Consensus statements, positions, standards, and guidelines for pain and care at the end of life. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2004 May;20(2):121-39, table of contents.

Davaasuren, O., J. Stjernsward, et al. (2007). "Mongolia: establishing a national palliative care program." J Pain Symptom Manage 33(5): 568-72.

Davis, M. P., W. Lasheen, et al. (2007). "Practical guide to opioids and their complications in managing cancer pain. What oncologists need to know." Oncology (Williston Park) 21(10): 1229-38; discussion 1238-46, 1249.

Davis, M. P. and D. Walsh (2001). "Methadone for relief of cancer pain: a review of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug interactions and protocols of administration." Support Care Cancer 9(2): 73-83.

Davis, M. P. and D. Walsh (2004). "Epidemiology of cancer pain and factors influencing poor pain control." Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21(2): 137-42.

De Lima, L., E. L. Krakauer, et al. (2007). "Ensuring palliative medicine availability: the development of the IAHPC list of essential medicines for palliative care." J Pain Symptom Manage 33(5): 521-6.

Donnelly, S., M. P. Davis, et al. (2002). "Morphine in cancer pain management: a practical guide." Support Care Cancer 10(1): 13-35.

Dworkin, R. H., B. O'Connor A, et al. (2007). "Pharmacologic management of neuropathic pain: Evidence-based recommendations." Pain.

Feldt KS. (2000) The checklist of nonverbal pain indicators (CNPI). Pain Manag Nurs. 2000 Mar;1(1):13-21.

Finnerup, N. B., M. Otto, et al. (2007). "An evidence-based algorithm for the treatment of neuropathic pain." MedGenMed 9(2): 36.

Foley, K. M. (2004). "Treatment of cancer-related pain." J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr(32): 103-4.

Foley, K. M. e. a. (2006). Pain control for people with cancer and AIDS. New York, Oxford University Press.

Friedrichsdorf, S. J. and T. I. Kang (2007). "The Management of Pain in Children with Life-limiting Illnesses." Pediatr Clin North Am 54(5): 645-72.

Grond, S., L. Radbruch, et al. (1999). "Assessment and treatment of neuropathic cancer pain following WHO guidelines." Pain 79(1): 15-20.

Gordon DB, Dahl J, Phillips P, et al. (2004) The use of "as-needed" range orders for opioid analgesics in the management of acute pain: a consensus statement of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing and the American Pain Society. Pain Manag Nurs. 2004 Jun;5(2):53-8.

Hadjistavropoulos T, Herr K, Turk DC, et al. (2007) An interdisciplinary expert consensus statement on assessment of pain in older persons. Clin J Pain. 2007 Jan;23(1 Suppl):S1-43.

Hanks, G. W., F. Conno, et al. (2001). "Morphine and alternative opioids in cancer pain: the EAPC recommendations." Br J Cancer 84(5): 587-93.

Herr K, Coyne PJ, Key T, et al.(2006) Pain assessment in the nonverbal patient: position statement with clinical practice recommendations. Pain Manag Nurs. 2006 Jun;7(2):44-52.

Hiraga, K. and N. Nozaki-Taguchi (2001). "Usefulness of the evidence-based medicine-supported cancer pain management guideline." Eur J Pain 5 Suppl A: 103-8.

Jost, L. M. (2005). "ESMO Minimum Clinical Recommendations for the management of cancer pain." Ann Oncol 16 Suppl 1: i83-5.

Jost, L. M. Coordinating author,(2007) ESMO Guidelines Working Group. Management of cancer pain: ESMO Clinical Recommendations. Ann. Onc. 2007;18:92-94.

Kirsh, K. L. and S. D. Passik (2006). "Palliative care of the terminally ill drug addict." Cancer Invest 24(4): 425-31.

Krakowski, I., S. Theobald, et al. (2003). "Summary version of the Standards, Options and Recommendations for the use of analgesia for the treatment of nociceptive pain in adults with cancer (update 2002)." Br J Cancer 89 Suppl 1: S67-72. 

Lordon SP. (2002) Interventional approach to cancer pain. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2002 Jun;6(3):202-6.

Mosoiu, D., K. M. Ryan, et al. (2006). "Reform of drug control policy for palliative care in Romania." Lancet 367(9528): 2110-7.

Portenoy, R. K. and P. Lesage (1999). "Management of cancer pain." Lancet 353(9165): 1695-700.

Radbruch, L., R. Sabatowski, et al. (1999). "[WHO recommendations for treatment of tumor pain. Development of an evaluation system]." Schmerz 13(4): 259-65.

Rostaing-Rigattieri, S., H. Rousselot, et al. (2003). "[Standards, options and recommendations for the use of medical analgesics for the treatment of pain arising from excess nociception in adults with cancer (update 2002): opioid analgesics with the exception of morphine by mouth and the rotation]." Bull Cancer 90(8-9): 795-806.

Sepulveda, C., A. Marlin, et al. (2002). "Palliative Care: the World Health Organization's global perspective." J Pain Symptom Manage 24(2): 91-6.

Skaer, T. L. (2004). "Practice guidelines for transdermal opioids in malignant pain." Drugs 64(23): 2629-38.

Smith M. (2005) Pain assessment in nonverbal older adults with advanced dementia. Perspect Psychiatr Care. 2005 Jul Sep;41(3):99-113.

Stjernsward, J. (2007). "Palliative care: the public health strategy." J Public Health Policy 28(1): 42-55.

Stjernsward, J., F. D. Ferris, et al. (2007). "Jordan palliative care initiative: a WHO Demonstration Project." J Pain Symptom Manage 33(5): 628-33.

Stjernsward, J., K. M. Foley, et al. (2007). "Integrating palliative care into national policies." J Pain Symptom Manage 33(5): 514-20.

Susman, E. (2005). "Cancer pain management guidelines issued for children; adult guidelines updated." J Natl Cancer Inst 97(10): 711-2.

Trescot, A. M., M. V. Boswell, et al. (2006). "Opioid guidelines in the management of chronic non-cancer pain." Pain Physician 9(1): 1-39.

Wiffen, P. and H. McQuay (2007). "Oral morphine for cancer pain." Cochrane Database Syst Rev(4): CD003868.