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Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Fibromyalgia Pain

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Palliative Care

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome

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Reference Resources

Bandolier is a site that offers an electronic journal and other resources that concern systematic reviews of treatments for pain and other symptoms. - www.jr2.ox.ac.uk/Bandolier/aboutus.html

The City of Hope Pain and Palliative Care Resource Center offers an extensive array of materials on myriad topics related to pain and end-of-life care. Most of the materials are available for downloading form their website. - http://prc.coh.org

Cochrane Collaboration is an international consortium that carries out and disseminates systematic reviews in most disease areas, including symptom treatment. - www.cochrane.org

Growth House Search Engine has resources relevant to palliative medicine and end-of-life care. It includes books, organizations, and unpublished reports as well as journal articles. - www.growthhouse.org/search.htm

The PainEDU.org website was developed by Inflexxion, Inc., through an unrestricted educational grant from Endo Pharmaceuticals. PainEDU is an educational website targeted for clinicians, focusing on pain assessment and management. The site is a comprehensive resoure and is based on the latest scientific information about pain treatment. The site is designed for a wide variety of providers, including pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and psychologists. - www.PainEDU.org

Shaare Zedek Cancer Pain and Palliative Medicine Reference Database is a searchable database of over 20,000 references related to Cancer Pain and Palliative Care. The database was developed and is maintained by Dr. Nathan Cherny, director of the Cancer Pain and Palliative Care Service in the Oncology Department at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. - www.chernydatabase.org

The University of Wisconsin Pain and Policy Studies Group (PPSG) is a leading resource regarding the impact of US and international controlled substances regulation on pain and symptom treatment. Extensive materials, including the state-by-state evaluation guide of pain policies are available at www.medsch.wisc.edu/painpolicy.