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    February 2020

  1. Efficacy of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): double blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial.
    BMJ. 2020;368:m546.
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    January 2020
    Is there a place for intra-articular corticosteroid injections in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis?
    BMJ. 2020;368:l6923.
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    December 2019
  3. SARAGIOTTO BT, Abdel Shaheed C, Maher CG
    Paracetamol for pain in adults.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l6693.
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    November 2019
  4. ABDEL SHAHEED C, McLachlan AJ, Maher CG
    Rethinking "long term" opioid therapy.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l6691.
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  5. MOHAMED F, Raal F
    A pain in the neck.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l6008.
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  6. JENSEN RK, Kongsted A, Kjaer P, Koes B, et al
    Diagnosis and treatment of sciatica.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l6273.
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    Most of the world's population lacks access to opioid drugs for pain control.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l6448.
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    October 2019
  8. SMITH BH, Fletcher EH, Colvin LA
    Opioid prescribing is rising in many countries.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l5823.
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  9. BRATEN LCH, Rolfsen MP, Espeland A, Wigemyr M, et al
    Efficacy of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): double blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l5654.
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  10. COOK R, Lamont T, Martin R
    National quality improvement programmes need time and resources to have an impact.
    BMJ. 2019;367:l5462.
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    September 2019
  11. ABBOTT S, Grewal S, Mehdi H, Rafferty M, et al
    A painful shoulder after a fall.
    BMJ. 2019;366:l2155.
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  12. GRAHAM CJ, Brown SL, Vincent K, Horne AW, et al
    Intrusive imagery associated with pain.
    BMJ. 2019;366:l5459.
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    August 2019
  13. HOUSTON R, Ball SL, Adams J, Ball SL, et al
    Managing a patient with pain and facial swelling.
    BMJ. 2019;366:l4519.
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  14. OPUTA TJ, Davies R
    A painful shoulder after a seizure.
    BMJ. 2019;366:l4511.
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    July 2019
  15. CHANCHLANI N, Reading NG
    A middle aged man with back pain and heavy legs.
    BMJ. 2019;366:l2420.
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    June 2019
  16. HAASE R, Schlattmann P, Gueret P, Andreini D, et al
    Diagnosis of obstructive coronary artery disease using computed tomography angiography in patients with stable chest pain depending on clinical probability and in clinically important subgroups: meta-analysis of individual patient data.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1945.
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  17. WARREN P
    What does chronic pain look like?
    BMJ. 2019;365:l4035.
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    May 2019
  18. TOMOUK T, Birks M
    An endoscopist with a painful finger.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1485.
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  19. SINGH P, Singh E, Akhavani M
    A man with severe leg pain.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1301.
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  20. THIELS CA, Habermann EB, Hooten WM, Jeffery MM, et al
    Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode: cohort study.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1849.
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  21. MA H, Li X, Sun D, Zhou T, et al
    Association of habitual glucosamine use with risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective study in UK Biobank.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1628.
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  22. ALI AM, Hani A, Zaw H
    A child with a painful limp.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1349.
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  23. KEIGHLEY J, Howlett D
    Acute abdominal pain in an older patient.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1337.
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    April 2019
  24. DYER O
    Opioids for chronic pain: US doctors are misapplying guideline, say its authors.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1935.
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  25. RICHARDSON RS, Lothe K, Sturridge S
    Is surgery effective in patients with femoroacetabular impingement syndrome?
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1359.
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  26. GIMPEL D, Fisher R, Khan Z, McCormack DJ, et al
    Primary care management of chest pain after coronary artery bypass surgery.
    BMJ. 2019;365:l1303.
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    March 2019
  27. LLOYD ME, Cannons K
    Cannabis should be used cautiously, particularly in chronic pain.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l1283.
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  28. RUBINSTEIN SM, de Zoete A, van Middelkoop M, Assendelft WJJ, et al
    Benefits and harms of spinal manipulative therapy for the treatment of chronic low back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l689.
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  29. MACKEY S, Kao MC
    Managing twin crises in chronic pain and prescription opioids.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l917.
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    February 2019
  30. DYER O
    US opioid epidemic: FDA demands studies of whether opioids do control chronic pain.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l959.
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    Self referral to physiotherapy for back pain reduces pressure on GP appointments.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l870.
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  32. SMITH C, Hameed S, Rose GE, Wernig F, et al
    A 61 year old man with pancreatitis, pituitary dysfunction, and painful exophthalmos.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l93.
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  33. MAYNARD W, Reid S
    A man with a painful and swollen left testicle.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l334.
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  34. ARESTI NA, Di Mascio L
    Subacromial decompression surgery for shoulder pain.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l586.
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  35. VANDVIK PO, Lahdeoja T, Ardern C, Buchbinder R, et al
    Subacromial decompression surgery for adults with shoulder pain: a clinical practice guideline.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l294.
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    January 2019
  36. WISE J
    Back pain management: patients receive pound10.5m of "limited value" injections.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l467.
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  37. MAYOR S
    Shoulder pain: physiotherapy patients who believe in their ability to move show better recovery.
    BMJ. 2019;364:l407.
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    November 2018
  38. HAWKES N
    Pfizer could owe NHS pound500m for extending pregabalin patent for pain.
    BMJ. 2018;363:k4856.
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  39. AMIN O, Howlett DC
    An unusual cause of right iliac fossa pain.
    BMJ. 2018;363:k4153.
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    October 2018
  40. LE P
    Which shingles vaccine for older adults?
    BMJ. 2018;363:k4203.
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    September 2018
  41. SANDHU H, Underwood M, Furlan AD, Noyes J, et al
    What interventions are effective to taper opioids in patients with chronic pain?
    BMJ. 2018;362:k2990.
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  42. GORFINKEL L, Voon P, Wood E, Klimas J, et al
    Diagnosing opioid addiction in people with chronic pain.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k3949.
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  43. MARRIOTT C, George C
    Knee pain in an athletic young man.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k3355.
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  44. SAID A, Vlachaki E, Abukar J, Tsitsikas DA, et al
    A man with fever and haemoglobinuria after blood transfusion.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k3138.
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    August 2018
  45. SHAH RD, Howlett D
    Sudden onset abdominal pain.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k2945.
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  46. MAYOR S
    Cardiac scan nearly halves future risk of heart attack in patients with chest pain, finds study.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k3656.
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  47. ASHFORD RU, Eastley NC
    Hip pain in young adults: consider primary bone sarcoma.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k3191.
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    July 2018
  48. HITCHEN N, Weststrate H, Sheriff A
    A pain in the back.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k2868.
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  49. PAAVOLA M, Malmivaara A, Taimela S, Kanto K, et al
    Subacromial decompression versus diagnostic arthroscopy for shoulder impingement: randomised, placebo surgery controlled clinical trial.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k2860.
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  50. BEAUMONT O, Miller R, Claireaux H, van Oldenrijk J, et al
    Traumatic knee pain in a child.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k2497.
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  51. Vertebroplasty versus sham procedure for painful acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VERTOS IV): randomised sham controlled clinical trial.
    BMJ. 2018;362:k2937.
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    June 2018
  52. SHUR J, Bottomley C, Walton K, Patel JH, et al
    Imaging of acute abdominal pain in the third trimester of pregnancy.
    BMJ. 2018;361:k2511.
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    May 2018
  53. BANIGO A, Watson D, Ram B, Ah-See K, et al
    Orofacial pain.
    BMJ. 2018;361:k1517.
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  54. FIRANESCU CE, de Vries J, Lodder P, Venmans A, et al
    Vertebroplasty versus sham procedure for painful acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VERTOS IV): randomised sham controlled clinical trial.
    BMJ. 2018;361:k1551.
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  55. GRECH ED, Zwart B
    A man with chest pain and a broad QRS complex tachycardia.
    BMJ. 2018;361:k1191.
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  56. MELLOR R, Bennell K, Grimaldi A, Nicolson P, et al
    Education plus exercise versus corticosteroid injection use versus a wait and see approach on global outcome and pain from gluteal tendinopathy: prospective, single blinded, randomised clinical trial.
    BMJ. 2018;361:k1662.
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    April 2018
  57. DICK AG, Houghton JM, Bankes MJK
    An approach to hip pain in a young adult.
    BMJ. 2018;361:k1086.
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  58. RUSSELL J, Farrant J
    An incidental finding on a knee radiograph.
    BMJ. 2018;361:k596.
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    March 2018
  59. RICHELIEU J, Morse JW, Pfeiffer DC
    A woman with a 10 year history of abdominal pain.
    BMJ. 2018;360:k603.
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  60. BHASHYAM AR, Weaver MJ
    Knee pain after a fall.
    BMJ. 2018;360:k775.
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  61. EUGENIO G, Tavares J, Marques M, Duarte C, et al
    Just a painful swelling of the ankles?
    BMJ. 2018;360:k436.
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  62. CUMMINGS M, Hrobjartsson A, Ernst E
    Should doctors recommend acupuncture for pain?
    BMJ. 2018;360:k970.
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    Patient Commentary: I was pregnant, in pain, and desperate when I chose acupuncture.
    BMJ. 2018;360:k990.
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    February 2018
  64. AMIN O, Howlett DC
    Atypical chest pain in an older woman.
    BMJ. 2018;360:k345.
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    January 2018
  65. ROSS JS, Krumholz HM
    Bringing Vioxx back to market.
    BMJ. 2018;360:k242.
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  66. WHITE H, Barrett M, Gooding C
    Chronic hip pain.
    BMJ. 2018;360:j5882.
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  67. BRAT GA, Agniel D, Beam A, Yorkgitis B, et al
    Postsurgical prescriptions for opioid naive patients and association with overdose and misuse: retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ. 2018;360:j5790.
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  68. TAN TSE, Cheah FK
    An uncommon cause of abdominal pain in a young man.
    BMJ. 2018;360:j5182.
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    December 2017
  69. JENA AB, Olenski AR, Molitor D, Miller N, et al
    Association between rainfall and diagnoses of joint or back pain: retrospective claims analysis.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j5326.
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    November 2017
  70. ZANCHI C, Giorgio C, Businelli C, Barbi E, et al
    A teenage girl with lower abdominal pain.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j5122.
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  71. OPUTA TJ, Davies R
    A man with knee pain after a fall.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j5053.
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  72. WISE J
    No difference in efficacy of opioids and non-opioid analgesics for arm or leg pain.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j5146.
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  73. ROEHR B
    Cannabinoids offer alternatives to opioids for pain relief, experts say.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j5140.
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    October 2017
  74. PINTO RZ, Verwoerd AJH, Koes BW
    Which pain medications are effective for sciatica (radicular leg pain)?
    BMJ. 2017;359:j4248.
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    September 2017

  75. Painful red eyes in a contact lens wearer.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j4453.
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    How should we manage women with unexplained chronic pelvic pain in light of uncertainty about the effectiveness of gabapentin?
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3624.
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  77. HORNE AW, Vincent K, Cregg R, Daniels J, et al
    Is gabapentin effective for women with unexplained chronic pelvic pain?
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3520.
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  78. GULATI D, Shea MW, Ray J
    Sudden onset headache in a 50 year old woman.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j4016.
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  79. MCVEIGH K, Vadhani K, Tavassoli S, Tole D, et al
    Painful red eyes in a contact lens wearer.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3614.
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  80. SHTAYA A, Dabbous B
    Headache and papilloedema in a 10 year old.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3807.
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    August 2017
  81. MAYOR S
    Index indicates cholesterol management strategy for statin related muscle pain.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j4041.
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  82. HURLEY R
    On a mission to relieve the global epidemic of untreated pain.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j4022.
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  83. CONROY K, Aziz A
    An unusual cause of chest pain.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3438.
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  84. WISE J
    Gabapentinoids should not be used for chronic low back pain, meta-analysis concludes.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3870.
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  85. COHEN SP, Hooten WM
    Advances in the diagnosis and management of neck pain.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3221.
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  86. KHOURY A, Porte F, Haq M
    Epstein Barr virus, abdominal pain, and jaundice.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3386.
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    July 2017
  87. TREVATT AE, Maynard W, Adlard R
    A patient with a painful and swollen hand.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3127.
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  88. SUAREZ A, Faber B, Stanton A
    A smoker with joint pain.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j3149.
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  89. DROMEY M, Nwaneri C, Wilson D
    Severe chest pain in an asthmatic patient.
    BMJ. 2017;358:j2972.
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    June 2017
  90. SHUN-SHIN MJ, Francis DP
    Is this muscle pain caused by my statin?
    BMJ. 2017;357:j3030.
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    Gordon Waddell.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2938.
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  92. MILLER R, Beaumont O, van Oldenrijk J
    Knee pain in a 15 year old boy.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2749.
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  93. DEAN BJF
    Approaches to assessing shoulder pain.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2969.
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  94. WISE J
    Yoga is reasonable alternative to physical therapy for lower back pain, say researchers.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2964.
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  95. MORESSA V, Pastore S, Naviglio S, Ventura A, et al
    A young goalkeeper with buttock pain and fever.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2400.
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  96. VEIGA C, Leao P
    A painful lesion on the abdomen.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1823.
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    May 2017
  97. MILLER EO, Krishnamoorthy VK, Ling FSK, Chaturvedi A, et al
    A man with chest pain and acute ST elevations on electrocardiogram.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2198.
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  98. MILLSTINE D, Chen CY, Bauer B
    Complementary and integrative medicine in the management of headache.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1805.
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    Parasites in raw and undercooked fish can be cause of abdominal pain, doctors warn.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2335.
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  100. MYERS J
    A young man with elbow pain.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1820.
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    Pain specialists call for annual review of long term opioid use.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2274.
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  102. HAWKES N
    Patients told about muscle pain are more likely to report it, statin study finds.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2144.
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    April 2017
  103. CHEN L, Michalsen A
    Management of chronic pain using complementary and integrative medicine.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1284.
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  104. ZHOU YH, Wang W, Zheng MH
    A painful wrist after a fall.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1642.
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  105. WISE J
    Spinal manipulation produces modest improvements in acute low back pain.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1843.
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  106. SHEIKH Z, Ahmad M, Pallan A
    Abdominal pain after surgery.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1481.
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  107. HOLT T
    Chest pain in primary care: what happens to the undiagnosed majority?
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1626.
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  108. JORDAN KP, Timmis A, Croft P, van der Windt DA, et al
    Prognosis of undiagnosed chest pain: linked electronic health record cohort study.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1194.
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    January 2017
  109. YEUNG CA
    Multimillion pound price tag of toothache.
    BMJ. 2017;356:j493.
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  110. PURAS D, Hannah J
    Reasons for drug policy reform: prohibition enables systemic human rights abuses and undermines public health.
    BMJ. 2017;356:i6586.
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    December 2016
  111. DYER O
    Opioid manufacturer bribed doctors to prescribe fentanyl inappropriately, US says.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i6742.
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