The Latest Clinical Articles in Pain Management

1Effect of primary care - based education on reassurance in patients with acute low back pain systematic review and meta-analysisJAMA Internal Medicine, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
2Efficacy and safety of lornoxicam vs ibuprofen in primary dysmenorrhea: A randomized, double-blind, double dummy, active-controlled, cross over studyEuropean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
3Clinical examination findings as prognostic factors in low back pain: a systematic review of the literatureChiropractic & Manual Therapies, March 27, 2015  Full Text  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
4Opioid-induced constipation among patients with chronic noncancer pain in the United States,Canada,Germany, and the United Kingdom: laxative use, response, and symptom burden over timePain Medicine, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
5The effects of morphine and methylnaltrexone on gastrointestinal pain in healthy male participantsNeurogastroenterology & Motility, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
6Pain and psychological well-being among people with dementia in long-term carePain Medicine, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
7White matter damage and brain network alterations in concussed patients: a review of recent diffusion tensor imaging and resting-state functional connectivity dataCurrent Pain and Headache Reports, March 27, 2015  Review Article
8Medication overuse, healthy lifestyle behaviour and stress in chronic headache: Results from a population-based representative surveyCephalalgia, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
9Sensory and thermal quantitative testing in children with sickle cell diseaseJournal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
10Percutaneous CT-guided cryoablation for the treatment of refractory pudendal neuralgiaSkeletal Radiology, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article

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