Pain Management

Information For Professionals

UHN has several resources available to help you and your health care team manage your pain. We have listed them below.

• A Team Approach to Pain Relief
An electronic interactive tool to help you and your family understand and improve the management of your cancer pain

Acute Pain Research
An article on acute postoperative pain by Dr. Joel Katz, a member of Toronto General Hospital’s Acute Pain Research Unit, in English and French

Anesthesia at TWH
nformation about Toronto Western Hospital's Department of Anesthesia

Regional Anesthesia & Pain Management
Listed is specific information about our regional anesthesia and pain management (RAPM) program and the services that we offer

Cancer Pain Clinic
A consultation service available to help patients and the health care team

Cancer Patients, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care
An overview of our program, we provide supportive care and assistance, including pain and symptom management, psychological and spiritual counseling, psychiatric assessment and treatment and assistance with social and financial difficulties

Chaplaincy, UHN
Information on multi-faith and spiritual well-being and services available at UHN

Chronic Pain Clinic
Information on multi-faith and spiritual well-being and services available at UHN

Complementary Alternative Therapy
Information about what alternative therapies are and what services are available at University Health Network.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Clinics
Find information about courses and resources that can improve your coping skills, reduce stress and help you to manage your pain

Comprehensive Pain Management
Information on Toronto Western Hospital's Comprehensive Pain Program

Occupational Therapy
Information on the services provided at UHN

Palliative Care Information
Information for our patients and their families on services we provide as well as brochures and pamphlets on managing your pain

Palliative Care for Cancer Patients: Caring to the End of Life
A comprehensive website with information about managing your pain, resources for community support and even includes an interactive assessment scale

Pharmacy staff are members of your health care team. They are available to answer your questions about your medication. See this site for more information about pharmacy.

Information on the services provided at UHN


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