Living with PainBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7310.459a (Published 25 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:459
- Iain McClure, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist (email@example.com)
- Vale of Leven Hospital, Alexandria
BBC Radio 4, Wednesdays at 9 pm, 15 to 29 August
After a hard day's slog, many doctors' idea of pain might be to sit and listen to a half hour radio programme about pain itself. However, if you haven't yet tuned in to this rewarding series, you might just be missing out.
For a start, it will probably tell you a lot of things you don't already know. In the space of just 30 minutes, the first of the three programmes treated us to a dazzling medley of the physiology of pain, the representation of pain in art through the …