Evidence Based Chronic Pain Management

Edited by

Catherine F. Stannard mb ChB, frca, ffpmrca

Consultant in Pain Medicine Pain Clinic, Macmillan Centre Frenchay Hospital Bristol, UK

Eija Kalso MD, DMedSci

Professor of Pain Research and Management

University of Helsinki and Pain Clinic

Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine

Helsinki University Central Hospital


Jane Ballantyne md

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA, USA

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ISBN: 9781405152914

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Evidence-based chronic pain management / edited by Catherine F. Stannard, Eija Kalso, Jane Ballantyne. p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-1-4051-5291-4

1. Chronic pain. I. Stannard, Catherine F. II. Kalso, Eija, 1955- III. Ballantyne, Jane, 1948-[DNLM: 1. Pain—therapy. 2. Chronic Disease. 3. Evidence-Based Medicine. WL 704 E925 2010]

RB127.E95 2010 616'.0472—dc22


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