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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education. Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

  • Allan Basbaum, University of California, San Francisco
  • Karen J. Berkley, Florida State University
  • David L. Brown, Cleveland Clinic
  • Roger Chou, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Charles S. Cleeland, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Lisa A. Cooper, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • Penney Cowan, American Chronic Pain Association
  • Betty Ferrell, City of Hope
  • Kathleen Foley, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Kenneth R. Goldschneider, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Carlton Haywood, Jr., The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • William Maixner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Frank Porreca, University of Arizona
  • Jeannette Rogowski, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Joseph C. Salamone, Rochal Industries, LLP
  • Joshua M. Sharfstein, Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
  • William S. Stokes, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Diane Wilkie, University of Chicago
  • Kevin C. Wilson, Private practice, Hillsboro, Oregon

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Caswell A. Evans and Elaine L. Larson. Appointed by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK92523


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