Pain Management: A Fundamental Human Right

@article{Brennan2007PainMA,
  title={Pain Management: A Fundamental Human Right},
  author={Frank Brennan and Daniel B Carr and Michael Cousins},
  journal={Anesthesia \& Analgesia},
  year={2007},
  volume={105},
  pages={205-221}
}
This article surveys worldwide medical, ethical, and legal trends and initiatives related to the concept of pain management as a human right. This concept recently gained momentum with the 2004 European Federation of International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Chapters-, International Association for the Study of Pain- and World Health Organization-sponsored “Global Day Against Pain,” where it was adopted as a central theme. We survey the scope of the problem of unrelieved pain in… 

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