Us | Publications
about acute and/or chronic pain associated with various disabilities
can generally be found in sites relating to those disability,
such as cancer or fibromyalgia.
In addition, the following sites offer useful information or
resources about pain in general.
- American Chronic Pain Association
- A non-profit
organization with more than 800 chapters throughout the world,
the ACPA supports those suffering with chronic pain through education
and self-help group activities. The web site contains general
information about pain management as well as information about
the organization and its services
- American Pain Society (APS)
- The home
page of a multidisciplinary educational and scientific organization
dedicated to serving people in pain. Its web site includes a
database of its members' specialized pain treatment centers and
an extensive resource list as well as information about the organization
and its services.
is "a virtual community of health professionals working
in institutions that are committed to alleviating pain."
In addition to guidelines and other information for professionals,
the site includes a variety of resources for the public, such
as pain facts (statistical data), related web sites, and lists
of articles, videos, organizations and conferences.
Pain Education for Patients, Families & Nurses
by Jo Eland, PhD RN FAAN FNAP, Director of the Office of Information
at the University of Iowa College of Nursing, this web site provides
information and guidance about about and for children with pain,
including assessment, myths, medication, stories, etc. The related
site is chock full of well organized information on subjects
ranging from ancient Egyptians to peer pressure. Don't let the
simplicity of this site fool you - it's well worth a visit.
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