Reviews Radio

Living with Pain

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 25 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:459
  1. Iain McClure, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist (
  1. 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 …

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