Pain control

Pain control

The perils pain killers

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Leslie Storozuk
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Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the serious problem of over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic abuse; questions why this is predominantly a women’s problem, causes kidney damage, critically explores the role of advertising and big business in women’s increased consumption of OTC’s.


 

 

Complaint letter to Minister Tony Clement regarding DTCA of celebrex

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Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
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Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
March 14, 2006

This letter raises concerns about the risks to public health of an advertisement for a prescription drug, Celebrex (celecoxib), that aired on Canadian television. The letter asks Minister Tony Clement to take immediate regulatory action to stop this advertising campaign and to impose sanctions on the sponsor, Pfizer, to prevent future violations.

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Pain & women's health

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National Women's Health Report
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Red Bank, NJ

Explores how pain (chronic and acute) affects women's health and offers suggestions from leading pain experts for how to best manage the impact of pain symptoms.

Pain: the fifth vital sign

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Marni Jackson
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Random House of Canada Limited
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the nature of pain.

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ISBN 0679311084
WOMH.J33 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women and pain: why it hurts and what you can do including complementary and holistic remedies, as well as traditional medicine

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Mark. A. Young
Karen Baar
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Hyperion
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Offers practical and complementary solutions to pain.

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ISBN 0786867949
WOMH.768 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Managing pain: the Canadian healthcare professional's reference

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Roman D. Jovey (ed.)
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Healthcare & Financial Publishing
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides evidence-based information (when available) on pain and pain relief to ensure that health care professionals can deliver pain relief treatment whenever it is needed. (An educational grant for printing and distribution is provided by Purdue Pharma.)

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MEDR.J68 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for uterine evacuation: pain management

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Ipas
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Chapel Hill, NC

Addresses the types and origins of discomfort that women may experience while undergoing uterine evacuation, as well as techniques for reducing this discomfort.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The undertreatment of women in pain

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Marni Jackson
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines women's different responses to pain. Explains how many cultural values and stereotypes come into play when medicine goes about treating pain.

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