Helen Fosam

PhD

Most Recent Articles by Helen Fosam

On the Need to Update the Definition of Pain

On the Need to Update the Definition of Pain

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While many studies have elucidated some of the intricacies of the chronic pain experience, the definition of pain has not adapted to current knowledge.

Individualized and Integrative Care for Chronic Pain: Alignment with the National Pain Strategy

Individualized and Integrative Care for Chronic Pain: Alignment with the National Pain Strategy

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Individualized chronic pain care is more appropriate than a "one-size-fits-all" approach, and involving patients in the selection of their treatment may positively affect outcomes. This, in combination with safer prescribing practices should result in improved pain care.

The Case for Full Transparency in Clinical Data Sharing

The Case for Full Transparency in Clinical Data Sharing

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The case for full transparency has been argued from public health, human rights, and economic perspectives. US federal government agencies have proposed several recommendations to facilitate clinical data sharing, but the details are currently being defined through public consultation.

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