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Medicine: Chronic Pain #173707

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) The politics of chronic pain treatment over the use of narcotic drugs examined. [Christine DREMEL - describes her back pain and help from morphine.] [Memorial Sloan Kettering Dr. Russell PORTENOY - explains how narcotics can work.] The historic steps taken by the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American Pain Society in support of the wider use of opiates in treating chronic pain noted. [American Academy of Pain Medicine Dr. David HADDOX - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News e-mail address given.

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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