The Latest Journal Articles in Pain Management

1Development of a clinical framework for mirror therapy in patients with phantom limb pain: an evidence-based practice approachPain Practice, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
2Treatment patterns, healthcare utilization, and costs of chronic opioid treatment for non-cancer pain in the United StatesThe American Journal of Managed Care, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
3Effects of Boron supplementation on the severity and duration of pain in primary dysmenorrheaComplementary Therapies in Clinical Practice , April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
4A literature review of clinical tests for lumbar instability in low back pain: validity and applicability in clinical practiceChiropractic & Manual Therapies, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
5Effect of enzalutamide on health-related quality of life, pain, and skeletal-related events in asymptomatic and minimally symptomatic, chemotherapy-naive patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (PREVAIL): results from a randomised, phase 3 trialThe Lancet Oncology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
6A feasibility pilot study on the use of complementary therapies delivered via mobile technologies on Icelandic surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain, and self-efficacy in healingBMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
7painDETECT in neuropathic painJournal of Pain Research, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
8Pain management and bariatric surgeryCanadian Journal of Diabetes, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
9A pain in the neckWilderness & Environmental Medicine, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
10The lack of obstructive coronary artery disease on coronary CT angiography safely reduces downstream cost and resource utilization during subsequent chest pain presentationsJournal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article

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