Pain Management Yearbook 2012


Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc, (Editor)
Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Adolescent Medicine, KY Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Mt Scopus Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Series: Health and Human Development
BISAC: MED093000


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In this yearbook for 2012 we present you with the latest research on pain management. We start our with experience from Hong Kong on palliative care and the four year training program and then further along the pages of this yearbook you will find information about pain, psychological symptoms and prescription drug misuse in HIV, oxygen therapy in patients with advanced lung disease, pain beliefs and pain-related profiles of older persons living in nursing homes, happiness among community-dwelling older persons, fibromyalgia in women, chronic headache, pain management programs and the role of radiotherapy for the management of painful bone metastases. It is our hope that you as the reader will find the information of interest and useful. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

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