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Nursing research takes aim at chronic pain

Selected references

Ersek M, Turner JA, Cain KC, Kemp CA. Results of a randomized controlled trial to examine the efficacy of a chronic pain self-management group for older adults. Pain. 2008;138:29-40.

Jones KD, Burckhardt CS, Deodhar AA, Perrin NA, Hanson GC, Bennet, RM. A six-month randomized controlled trial of exercise and pyridostigmine in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheum. 2008;58(2):612-622.

National Institutes of Health. Fact sheet: Pain management. www.nih.gov/about/researchresultsforthepublic/Pain.pdf. Accessed April 20, 2009.

Ward S, Gunnarsdottir S, Shapiro GR, Donovan H, Serlin RC, Hughes S. A randomized trial of a representation intervention to decrease cancer pain (RIDcancerPain). Health Psychol. 2008;27(1):59-67.

Woodcock J, Witter J, Dionne RA. Stimulating the development of mechanism-based, individualized pain therapies. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2007;6(9):703-710.

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