Listed Below are a Variety of Helpful Resources for Your Convenience.
Academy Medical systems, Inc. Publications Division,
P.O. Drawer 998
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Publisher of Acute Pain Management Service Policy & Procedure Guideline Manual, 1994 (Christine Pasero).
Academy of Hospice Physicians
500 9th Street North, Suite 200
St. Petersburg, FL 33705,
813-823-8899 (phone) 813-823-9582 (fax),
International organization of physicians to promote palliative care.
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Publications Clearinghouse,
PO Box 8547,
Silver Spring, MD 20907,
Publications include Acute Pain Management in Adults: Operative Procedures, Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians, 1992 (DHHS Pub No AHCPR 92-0019); Acute pain Management in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Operative and or Medical Procedures, Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians (DHHS Pub No AHCPR 92-0020); Pain control after Surgery, Patient's guide (DHHS Pub No AHCPR 92-0021); Acute Pain Management: Operative or Medical Procedures and Trauma, Clinical Practice Guideline (DHHS Pub No AHCPR 92-0032); Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Cancer Pain (AHCPR Pub No 94-0592); Management of Cancer Pain: Adults (AHCPR Pub No 94-0593); Managing Cancer Pain, Patient Guide (AHCPR Pub No 94-0595); Management of Cancer Pain: Infants, Children, and Adolescents (HCPR Pub No 94-0594); Acute Low Back Problems in Adults, Clinical Practice Guideline (AHCPR Pub No 95-0642); Understanding Acute Low Back Problems, Consumer Version (AHCPR 95-0644); and Acute Low Back Problems in Adults: Assessment and Treatment, Quick reference for Clinicians (ACHPR Pub No 95-0643).
AIDS Clinical Trials Information Services,
Information about clinical trials for people with AIDS.
AIDS Resources, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National AIDS Hotline,
Information about HIV/AIDS prevention, facts, and services.
American Academy of Pain Management,
3600 Sisk Road, Suite 2D,
Modesto, CA 95336
209-545-0754 (phone) 209-545-2920 (fax)
Clinical association for interdisciplinary pain management practitioners. Offers Pain Program Accreditation and national Pain Data Bank. Membership: $150, individual; $90, student; $750, corporate. Publications include American Journal of Pain Management (quarterly journal) Pain Practitioner (quarterly newsletter), and National Registry of Board Certified Pain Practitioners (published every 18 months).
American Academy of Pediatrics,
141 Northwest Point Boulevard, PO Box 927,
Elk Grove Village, IL 60009-0927,
American Back society,
2647 E. 14th Street, Suite 401,
Oakland, CA 94601,
510-536-9929 (phone) 510-536-1812 (fax).
Interdisciplinary organization for professionals interested in relieving pain and reducing impairment. Publishes ABS Newsletter.
American Board of Anesthesiology,
100 Constitution Plaza,
Hartford, CT 06103,
American Cancer Society National Office,
1599 Clifton Road,
NE, Atlanta, GA 30329,
Information and patient education materials, including, "Questions and Answers about Pain Control: A Guide for People with Cancer and Their Families."
American Chiropractic Association,
1701 Clarendon Boulevard,
Arlington, VA 22209,
703-276-8800 (phone), 703-243-2593 (fax)
American Chronic Pain Association,
PO Box 850,
Rocklin, CA 95677,
916-632-0922 (phone), 916-632-3208 (fax).
Operates support groups for people with chronic pain. Publications include ACPA Chronicle (newsletter), ACPA Member Workbook Manual and Staying Well: Advanced Pain Management for ACPA Members.
American Council for Headache Education (ACHE),
875 Kings Highway, Suite 200,
Woodbury, NJ 08096-3172,
609-845-0322 (phone) 609-384-5811 (fax),
A nonprofit patient-physician partnership offering headache support groups nationwide. Membership is $15/year and includes brochures and a quarterly newsletter.
American Foundation for Urologic Disease,
300 West Pratt Street, Suite 401,
Baltimore, MD 21201,
Supports research and treatment advances regarding urologic diseases.
American Massage Therapy Association, National Information Office,
820 Davis Street, Suite 100,
Evanston, IL 60201-444,
708-864-0123 (phone) 708-864-1178 (fax)
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American Pain society,
5700 Old Orchard Road, First Floor,
Skokie, IL 60077-1057,
708-966-5595 (phone) 708-966-9418 (fax).
Multidisciplinary educational and scientific organization for clinicians and researchers. Annual scientific meeting and various publications, including APS Journal, APS Bulletin, APS Member/Facility Directory, and Principles of Analgesic Use. Annual dues: health professionals, $70-$200; affiliate members, $50-$125; students, $40; corporations, $3,000.
American Psychiatric Association,
1400 K Street NW,
Washington, DC 20005,
202-682-6119 (phone) 202-682-6255 (fax)
American Psychiatric Press,
Publisher of Psychiatric Aspects of symptom Management in Cancer Patients, 1993 (W Breitbart and JC Holland, eds.; professional text), Psychologic Aspects of Women's Healthcare (Donna E. Stewart, MD, and Nada L. Stotland, MD, eds.; professional text)
American Society of Clinical Oncology,
435 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1717,
Chicago, IL 60611,
Cancer Pain Assessment and Treatment Curriculum Guidelines Teaching Syllabus and Slide Sets.
American Society of Pain Management Nurses,
PO Box 6604,
Denver, CO 80206-0604,303-394-4215(phone) 303-394-4215 (fax).
Promote pain management nursing through networking opportunities, an annual conference, a quarterly newsletter, and a membership directory. Membership: active, $45; student, $15; and sustaining, $1,000.
Arizona Cancer Pain Coalition, Barrow Neurological Institute,
350 West Thomas Road,
Phoenix, AZ 85013,
603-285-3000 (phone) 603-650-7161 (fax).
"Freedom from Cancer Pain: Guidelines on Cancer Pain Relief" Educational slide show and text of lecture.
1314 Spring street, NW,
Atlanta, GA 30309,
Activities include publishing a wide variety of patient education materials.
Aspen Publishers, Inc.,
PO Box 990,
Frederick, MD 21705-9727,
Pain in the Critically Ill (Kathleen A. Puntillo; nursing text).
Association for the Care of Children's Health,
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300,
Bethesda, MD 20814,
Distributes Pain, Pain, Go Away: Helping Children with Pain (Patrick J. McGrath, G. Allen Finley, and Judith Ritchie) and "To Tame the Hurt" video, audiotape, and Booklet Package (Marion E. Broome).
Biddle Publishing Company,
PO Box 1305 #103,
Bruswick, ME 04011,
207-833-5016 (phone) Publisher of Chronic Back Pain: Moving On (Julie Zimmerman).
Cancer Care, Inc., Pain Resource Center,
1180 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, NY 10036,
Provides resource and referral information and materials for cancer patients, families, and health care professionals.
Cancer Information Service,
A toll-free service staffed by trained personnel who can answer your questions about cancer and cancer pain.
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Cancer Response Service
An information service sponsored by the American Cancer society-Wisconsin division. Volunteers answer phones and offer professionally prepared audio and printed materials in response to questions.
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, National Headquarters,
1901 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 1001,
Washington, DC 20006
Center for Bioethics, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal,
100 Pine Avenue W,
Montreal, Quebec, 42W IR7 CANADA,
Publisher of Journal of Palliative Care (quarterly journal).
Children's Hospice International,
901 N. Washington Street, suite 700,
Alexandria, VA 22314,
Chronic Pain Letter,
Box 1303 Old Chelsea Station,
New York, NY 10011,
City of Hope National Medical Center, Marketing Department,
1500 East Duarte Road,
Duarte, CA 91010-0269.
Distributes The Cancer Pain Education Program: a Comprehensive approach to pain Management in the Home (written patient information on pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic pain relief methods and 2 audiotapes).
Colorado Cancer Pain Initiative, Cancer Care Center, Porter Memorial Hospital,
2525 S. Downing Street,
Denver, CO 80210
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF),
101 N. Wilmot Road, Suite 500,
Tucson, AZ 85711,
602-748-1212 (phone) 602-571-1601 (fax)
101 Truman Avenue Avenue,
Yonkers, NY 10703-1057,
The Fight Against Pain (C Stacy, A Kaplan, and Consumer Report Books eds.).
Elsevier Science Publishers,
PO Box 945, Madison Square Station,
New York, NY 10160-0757,
212-633-3650 (phone) 212-633-3680 (fax)
Publisher of Pain Research and clinical Management Book Series (professional texts), Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (Russell K. Portenoy, ed,; research and clinical information; published eight time a year).
F. A. Davis Company,
1915 Arch street,
Philadelphia, PA 19103,
Publisher of Pain: Mechanisms and Management, 1993 (Rene Cailliet, MD; professional text).
FCI, ATTN: PRP Department,
101 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor,
New York, NY 10003
212-366-0440 (phone) 212-366-9879 (fax)
Publisher of Pain Relief Papers (newsletter).
5700 Stockdale Highway, Suite 100,
Bakersfield, CA 93309,
Newsletter and resources
Greater Philadelphia Pain Society,
2 Bala Plaza, Suite PL 1,
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004,
610-664-0809 (phone) 610-664-9896 (fax),
Publishes Greater Philadelphia Pain society Newsletter.
72 Spring Street,
New York, NY 10012,
212-431-9800 (phone) 212-966-6708 (fax)
Publisher of Coping with Chronic Pain: A Guide to Patient Self-Management (Richard W. Hanson and Kenneth E. Gerber) and Managing Pain Before it Manages You, 1994 (Margaret A. Caudill, MD).
10 Alice Street,
Binghamton, NY 13904-1580,
Publisher of Noninvasive Approaches to Pain Management in the Terminally Ill (DC Turk and CS Feldman, eds.; professional text) and Journal of Pharmaceutical Care in Pain and Symptom Control: Innovations in Drug Development, Evaluation and Use (Arthur D. Lippman, MD).
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833 W. Chicago Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60622,
Publisher of Stopping the Pain: A Hospice Team's Guide to Pain Management for the Terminally Ill.
Hospice Association of America, HAA/NAHC Publications Department,
519 C street NE,
Washington, DC 20002,
Publications include Hospice Bibliography (21-page resource guide for books, journals, videotapes, and audiotapes).
Illinois Cancer Pain Initiative, Vitas Cor,
1055 w. 175th Street, suite 1NE,
Homewood, IL 60430
Indiana Cancer Pain Initiative,
Pain Resource Center,
2020 W. 86th Street, Suite 310,
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Innovative systems for Rehabilitation,
PO Box 3192,
Boulder, CO 80307-3192,
800-876-9580; 303-460-9779 (phone), 303-460-9660 (fax),
Publisher of accepting the Challenge: When Injury Changes Your Life (Barbara J. Headley, MS, PT)
International Association for the Study of Pain,
909 NE 43rd Street, Suite 306,
Seattle, WA 98105,
206-547-6409 (phone) 206-547-1703 (fax)
Iowa Cancer Pain Relief Initiative,
c/o American Cancer Society,
Iowa Division, Inc.,
8364 Hickman, Suite D,
Des Moines, IA 50325
JB Lippincott Co.,
800-638-3030; 215-238-4200 (phone), 215-238-4227,
Publisher of Cancer Pain (RB Patt ed.; professional text).
Lea & Febiger,
200 Chesterfield Parkway,
Malvern, PA 19355-9725,
215-251-2230 (phone), 215-251-2229 (fax),
Publisher of The Management of Pain (John J. Bonica, MD).
Massachusetts Cancer Pain Initiative,
310 Franklin Street,
PO Box 476,
Boston, MA 02110
c/o Haddon Craftsmen, Inc.,
Dunmore, PA 18512,
Publisher of Pain Relief! How to Say "No" to Acute, Chronic, and Cancer Pain, 1993 (Jane Cowles; information for patients).
Michigan Cancer Pain Initiative,
International Hospice Institute,
Henry Ford Hospital,
2799 W Grand Boulevard,
Detroit, MI 48202
Minnesota Cancer Pain Initiative,
800 E 28th Street and Chicago Avenue,
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Mosby-Year Book Inc.,
11830 Westline Industrial Drive,
St. Louis, MO 63146,
314-872-8370 (phone) 314-432-1380 (fax)
Publisher of Pain: Clinical Manual for Nursing Practice (Margo McCaffery and Alexandra Beebe).
National Cancer Institute,
Office of Cancer Communications,
Building 31, rooms 104-16,
Bethesda, MD 20892,
Information hotline and patient education materials.
National chronic Pain Outreach Association,
7979 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 100,
Bethesda, MD 20814
National Headache Foundation,
5252 N. Western Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60625,
800-843-2256 (outside IL; 800-523-8858 (in IL),
Offers a variety of patient education materials for a nominal charge.
National Hospice Organization,
1901 N Moore Street, Suite 901,
Arlington, VA 22209,
703-234-5900; 800-331-1620 (phone)
Publishes Locator Directory of Hospices in America and provides referrals to local hospices.
National Nurses Society on Addictions,
5700 Old Orchard Road, First Floor,
Skokie, IL 60077-1057,
Network Project, Pain and Psychiatry Services,
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,
PO Box 421 MSKCC,
1275 York Avenue, Box 421,
New York, NY 10021,
212-639-3164 (phone) 212-752-7185 (fax)
Teaching modules (lecture text and slides) are available on the following topics: Cancer Pain: Principles of Assessment; Cancer Pain Syndromes; Pharmacologic Management of Cancer Pain with Opioid Drugs; Pharmacologic Management of Cancer Pain with Nonopioid Drugs; Psychiatric aspects of Cancer Pain Management; Pain Syndromes in HIV/AIDS; Psychiatric Aspects of HIV/AIDS Pain. $150/module.
New Hampshire Cancer Pain Initiative,
Heritage Home Health,
12 summer Street, PO Box 127,
Bristol, NH 03222
New Harbinger Publications,
5674 Shattuck Avenue,
Oakland CA 94609,
510-652-0215 (phone) 510-652-5472 (fax)
Publisher of The Chronic Pain workbook (Ellen Mohr Catalano).
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New Mexico Cancer Pain Initiative,
5800 Lomas Boulevard NE,
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Nurses' Association of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,
409 12th Street SW,
Washington, DC 20024-2191,
Publisher of Prevention, Recognition, and Management of Neonatal Pain.
Ohio Cancer Pain Initiative,
James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute,
300 W. Tenth Avenue, Suite 326,
Columbus, OH 43210
Oncology Nursing Society,
Pittsburgh, PA 15278-1889
Publisher of Oncology Nursing society Position Paper on Cancer Pain, 1991 (publication ID no PPOP9101).
Oxford University Press,
200 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY 10016,
Publisher of Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine (Derek Doyle, Geoffrey WC Hanks, and Neil MacDonald, eds.; professional text), The Handbook of Psychology, 1990 (Jimmie C. Holland and Julia H. Rowland, eds., patient education for cancer pain).
Patient Advocated for Advanced Cancer Treatments,
1143 Parmalee NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49504,
Information clearinghouse for prostate cancer.
Pegasus Education Technologies, Ltd.,
936 Peace Portal Drive,
Blaine, WA 98230
Distributes The Living with Cancer Video Series (12 patient education tapes including topics such as breast cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer).
Pennsylvania Cancer Pain Initiative,
PO Box 860, Room C2804B,
Attn: Georgia Brown Trostle,
Hershey PA 17033-0850
PMD publishers Group, Inc.,
PO Box 4116,
Winter Park, FL 32793-4116
Publisher of Innovations in Pain Management: A Practical guide for Clinicians, 1993.
Program for Indigent Patients on PO MS,
Contact Roxane Laboratories,
800-848-0120; Purdue Frederick Co., 203-853-0123; or Janssen (Duragesic) 800-544-2987.
Purdue Frederick Co.,
100 Connecticut Avenue,
Norwalk, CT 06856,
800-877- 0123; 203-853-0123 (phone)
Distributes My word Against Theirs (cancer pain videotape) and Home Care of the Hospice Patient (patient/family education).
1185 avenue of the Americas, 37th Floor,
New York, NY 10036,
212-930-9500 (phone) 212-869-3495 (fax)
Publisher of Advances I Pain Research and Therapy; Pain (John J. Bonica); Journal of spinal Disorders; and Current and Emerging Issues in Cancer Pain Research and Practice, 1993 (C. Richard Chapman and Kathleen M. Foley, eds.; professional text).
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association,
332 Haddon Avenue, Suite C,
Westmont, NJ 08108
Resource Center for State Cancer Pain Initiatives,
1300 University Avenue, Room 3675,
Madison, WI 53706
Roxane Pain Institute,
PO Box 16532,
Columbus, OH 43216-6532,
800-335-9100; 614-276-4000, 614-276-8061 (phone)
Free information about cancer and AIDS pain for patients and professionals.
Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative,
1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 760,
Los Angeles, CA 90024-3511,
Spondylitis Association of America,
PO Box 5872,
Sherman Oaks, CA 91413
Texas Cancer Pain Initiative,
PO Box 980185,
Houston, TX 77098-0185
Vermont Cancer Pain Relief Initiative,
Medical Center Hospital of Vermont,
111 Colchester Avenue,
Burlington, VT 05401
Virginia Cancer Pain Initiative,
PO Box 6359,
Richmond, VA 23058-6359,
Publishes Virginia Cancer Pain Initiative (newsletter)
Washington Cancer Pain Initiative,
1124 Columbia Street,
Seattle, WA 98104
Williams & Wilkins Electronic Media Division,
428 E. Preston Street,
Baltimore, MD 21202,
800-527-5597 (phone) 410-528-4422 (fax)
Distributor of McCaffery on Pain: Nursing Assessment & Management, 1991 (4 videotapes, 30 minutes each), McCaffery: Contemporary Issues in Pain Management, 1994 (4 videotapes, 30 minutes each), and Physiology of Pain: Unraveling the mystery, 1994 (J. Paice).
Wisconsin Cancer Pain Initiative,
3675 Medical Sciences Center,
University of Wisconsin Medical School,
1300 University Avenue,
Madison, WI 53706,
608-262-0978 (phone) 608-265-4014 (fax)
Publications include "Cancer Pain Can Be Relieved," "Jeff Talks about Cancer Pain" (for teens), and "Children's Cancer Pain Can Be Relieved," as well as the patient education video, " Cancer Pain Can Be Conquered."