TxPAIN Resources For Pain Patients & Caregivers

Resources, Information and Advocacy

The following information is intended for use by patients and caregivers.

If you are a Health Care Professional, please click here to go to the HCP page.

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2009 Annual Report

 

2009 Annual Report

Looking forward from where we have come and glancing back in the rearview mirror, the view is good. Our greatest resource has been, and remains, our people, with bright minds and compassionate hearts for those people who live with and suffer from pain.

This document is available electronically by clicking here.

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Helpful Documents:

Fast Facts About Pain

 

Fast Facts About Pain

A simple one page fact sheet created in a question/answer format that includes succinct information on pain prevalence, pain management, and an explanation of of Texas Pain Advocacy and Information Network and the Alliance of State Pain Initiatives.

This document is available electronically by clicking here.

Pain Reference Books List

 

Pain Reference Books List

Various publications of the American Pain Society, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Academy of Pain Management, and others.

This document is available electronically by clicking here.

Pain Resource Guide

 

Pain Resource Guide

A list of 50 pain related organizations.

This document is available electronically by clicking here.

 

Texas Facts & Figures 2008

 

Texas Facts & Figures 2008
This book serves as a sourcebook for planning and implementing programs for cancer prevention and control in Texas and is utilized by health professionals, policy-makers and advocates, the media, and the lay public. It is available in an easy-to-read printed and electronic format.

Copies of this document are available through American Cancer Society, High Plains Division at 512/919-1800 or access through the Web by clicking here.

 

Annual Report 2008

 

Texas PAIN Annual Report 2008: highlighting progress, successes and challenges in 2007-08.

Copies of this document are available through American Cancer Society, High Plains Division at 512/919-1800 or access through the Web by clicking here.

The Politics of Pain

 

Texas PAIN Summit: Report 2006-2007
This document was developed by the Texas Pain Advocacy and Information Network and includes an historical perspective on pain management in Texas and a background on the prevalence of pain through disease processes and vulnerable populations. The document also includes a description of pain assessment; treatment and barriers to treatment; and consequences of unrelieved pain, diversion and abuse issues. Also included are current policies and statutes, a comparison of state pain policies across the nation and a detailed five-year Texas Action Plan to Relieve Pain.

Copies of the Report are available from American Cancer Society, High Plains Division at 512/919-1800 or access through the Web by clicking here.

 

Your Pain Treatment Bill of Rights

Your Pain Treatment Bill of Rights

This simple three-fold pamphlet was created to clarify what patients should expect from their healthcare providers, and includes a sample pain log that denotes date/time, activity, pain scale, description of what action the patient took to relieve the pain and results.

It is available at no charge in print format from ACS, High Plains Division, or electronically by clicking here.

 

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