Top 20 of Pain, Intractable

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A controlled trial to improve care for seriously ill hospitalized patients. The study to understand prognoses and preferences for outcomes and risks of treatments (SUPPORT). The SUPPORT Principal Investigators.

1995 Nov 22-29:

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Human brain mechanisms of pain perception and regulation in health and disease.

2005: AVApkarian; MCBushnell; RDTreede; JKZubieta;

257

The amygdala and persistent pain.

2004: GCBird; JSHan; WLi; VNeugebauer;

107

Patient non-compliance with paper diaries.

2002: JEBroderick; MRHufford; JESchwartz; SShiffman; AAStone;

71

Defining the clinically important difference in pain outcome measures.

2000: JABerlin; JTFarrar; JLKinman; RKPortenoy; BLStrom;

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Symptom clusters and their effect on the functional status of patients with cancer.

2001: MJDodd; CMiaskowski; SMPaul;

68

A shortened version of the Profile of Mood States.

1983: SShacham;

67

Descending control of persistent pain: inhibitory or facilitatory?

2004: HGSchaible; HVanegas;

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Lack of analgesic effect of opioids on neuropathic and idiopathic forms of pain.

1988: SArnér; BAMeyerson;

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The prevalence of chronic pain in United States adults: results of an Internet-based survey.

2010: RHDworkin; CBJohannes; JAJohnston; TKLe; XZhou;

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Randomized, controlled trial of cannabis-based medicine in central pain in multiple sclerosis.

2005: TFriede; TJNurmikko; DJRog; CAYoung;

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Mechanisms of chronic central neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury.

2008: SMCarlton; EDCrown; BCHains; CEHulsebosch;

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Intrathecal ziconotide in the treatment of refractory pain in patients with cancer or AIDS: a randomized controlled trial.

2004: DABryce; MByas-Smith; SGCharapata; DEllis; RFisher; RRLuther; EAMangieri; MMayo; ... DMcGuire; RWPresley; PSStaats; MSWallace; TYearwood;

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The 118 A > G polymorphism in the human mu-opioid receptor gene may increase morphine requirements in patients with pain caused by malignant disease.

2004: CBaar; PCBorchgrevink; ODale; MHolthe; SKaasa; PKlepstad; HEKrokan; TTRakvåg; FSkorpen; TVikan;

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Chronic use of opioid analgesics in non-malignant pain: report of 38 cases.

1986: KMFoley; RKPortenoy;

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Substance use disorders in a primary care sample receiving daily opioid therapy.

2007: SLBalousek; DDBrown; MFFleming; CLKlessig; MPMundt;

37

Phantom limb pain: a case of maladaptive CNS plasticity?

2006: HFlor; LNikolajsen; TStaehelin Jensen;

36

Reward-aversion circuitry in analgesia and pain: implications for psychiatric disorders.

2006: LBecerra; DBorsook; WACarlezon; IElman; JLevine; PRenshaw; MShaw;

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Descending facilitation from the rostral ventromedial medulla maintains visceral pain in rats with experimental pancreatitis.

2006: TKing; JKowal; MHOssipov; FPorreca; LPVera-Portocarrero; JYXie; JXYie;

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Efficacy and safety of opioid agonists in the treatment of neuropathic pain of nonmalignant origin: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

2005: DBCarr; EEisenberg; EDMcNicol;

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