Pain management Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Pain management
An examination of the development of pain management in modern medicine.
# 110968 | 1,615 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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In the paper, the writer examines the growing demand by patients suffering from chronic pain for pain management and relief treatments that will improve the quality of their lives. The writer contends that America's rapidly growing population of Seniors, coupled with increased longevity is the reason for this demand and examines some of the solutions that doctors are able to provide. The author then examines the growth of specialized care in pain management and the current system for subspecialty certification for physicians, before making his final conclusions and recommendations.

Specialized Pain Management Growth
Increased Opportunity For Care
Current Opportunity for Specialization in Pain Management/Proposed AA System

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Board of Pain Medicine Website. Retrieved February, 21, 2008 from:
  • Bandlow, D. (1995). M.D. Monopoly: How Nurses Can Help Relieve Spiraling Health-Care Costs. Policy Review, (74), 89.
  • Block, A. R., Kremer, E. F., & Fernandez, E. (Eds.). (1999). Handbook of Pain Syndromes: Biopsychosocial Perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Block, A. R. (1996). Presurgical Psychological Screening in Chronic Pain Syndromes: A Guide for the Behavioral Health Practitioner. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Boom Careers for the Coming Years. (1994, February). Black Enterprise, 24, 79+.

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