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In order to facilitate access to relevant information, our resources are organized into categories according to the type of resource, user, knowledge sought and area of interest. We invite you to browse these categories below to guide your research.

Sleep
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Do Your Patients Tell You They Cannot Sleep?

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Health professional

Andrew Koppejan, physiotherapist, discusses the importance of sleep in pain and inflammation and gives advice on sleep hygiene.

  • Language : English
  • Reference : Koppejan, Andrew.2015.Vos patients vous disent-ils qu'ils ne peuvent pas dormir?
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21
Sleep
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Establishing Healthy Sleep Habits

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Patient

People with chronic pain often have trouble sleeping or staying asleep, wake up too soon, or feel like they never seem to get enough sleep. To improve the situation, adopt a few simple measures that cultivate good sleeping habits.

  • Language : English
  • Reference : Équipe ACCORD - Travailler ensemble pour la gestion de la douleur chronique..2017.Établir de saines habitudes de sommeil
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21
Pain education
Durée : 00:20:00

TAPMI: Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute

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Patient

This website is useful both for patients, caregivers and health professionals who can learn information on persistent pain.

  • Language : English
  • Reference : Collaborateur du "Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute".TAPMI: Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21
Pain education
Durée : 00:05:00

Living with Chronic Pain

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Patient

It is a document providing education on persistent pain and its consequences on the lives of people who suffer from it. The paper discusses the vicious circle, prevalence, who to see and some resources. The document offers some tips for improving pain management, including performing regular physical activities, managing fatigue, having healthy habits, practicing relaxation techniques, and promoting good sleep.

  • Language : French
  • Reference : Lemieux, Michèle
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur , 2020/11/05
Pain education
Durée : 00:30:00

Fibromyalgia: the Real Picture

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Patient

Complete document on what fibromyalgia is as well as several treatment approaches and tips to better manage it, also including a list of resources.

  • Language : French
  • Reference : 2012
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur , 2020/11/15
Thoughts and emotions
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Using Mindfulness to Master Chronic Pain

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Patient

This is a resource to help you set goals that follow the SMART rule (Specific, Measurable, Ambitious, Realistic, Temporal).

  • Language : English
  • Reference : Wong, Davidicus.Utiliser la pleine conscience pour maîtriser la douleur chronique
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/06
Pain education
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Clinical Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

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Health professional

This fibromyalgia resource provides its definition, epidemiology, and diagnostic guidelines. It also presents guidelines for the treatment and management of fibromyalgia as well as useful tools and references.

  • Language : French
  • Reference : Carruthers, Bruce Van de Sande, Marjorie I..2010.Symptômes cliniques de la fibromyalgie
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/15
Partner in your care
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Pain management is a team matter

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Patient, Health professional

Text on the fact that pain is a biopsychosocial phenomenon and also addressing the fact that the optimal treatment should not be only the usual medical treatment but be more inclusive and be integrative.

  • Language : French
  • Reference : Moreau, Marie-Eve.Gestion de la douleur, une affaire d’équipe
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/17
Pain education
Durée : 00:10:00

Chronic Pain

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Patient

This text intended for the general public is accessible via a website. It first discusses the definition of persistent pain, its main symptoms and its diagnosis. Then the main treatments are presented and briefly discussed: drugs, physical methods and psychotherapy. There is also a slightly more complex version, intended for healthcare professionals.

  • Language : French
  • Reference : Watson, James C..2018
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur , 2020/11/16
Pain education
Durée : 00:05:00

People at risk and risk factors for migraine

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Patient

Very clear summary on risk factors / triggers in migraine.

  • Language : French
  • Reference : Allard, Jacques.2012
  • Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur , 2020/11/18
Pain education
Durée : 01:18:11

The connections between pain and sleep

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Patient

People who live with chronic pain commonly report experiencing issues with sleep and, conversely, poor sleep can make it more difficult to manage pain.

  • Language : English
  • Reference : Pain Waves.2020.Les liens entre la douleur et le sommeil
  • Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/09
Pain education
Durée : 00:59:52

How to Make Peace with Sleep – Even If You're Dealing With Chronic Pain

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Patient

Dr. May Caprio and Linda Cundiff unlock some of the mysteries and myths around sleep. How can we get better sleep, even if we're living with chronic pain?

  • Language : English
  • Reference : Pain Waves.2016.How to Make Peace with Sleep – Even If You're Dealing With Chronic Pain
  • Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15
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