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15:50 Mar 20, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Italian term or phrase: il Centro del Dolore
The text refers to the Centro del Dolore of an Italian hospital. What would be the English equivalent?
Anna
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Pain management clinicannecw
naPain Management Center /ClinicAndréa Basili
naPain Management Centrestemar
naPain Centerhappijess
naPain Treatment Centers
Ester Cabral
naPain Management Centermatilde


  

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3 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Pain management clinic


Explanation:
They are usually called clinics not centres in British hospitals, but that will depend on context.

annecw
Local time: 12:11

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agree  Floriana
785 days
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29 mins
Pain Treatment Centers


Explanation:
Dedicated to the treatment of terminal stages of certain illnesses like terminal cancer.

Ester Cabral
Local time: 14:11
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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40 mins
Pain Center


Explanation:
This translates literally as "pain center" and would refer to a center or clinic that dealt with pain management or study.

happijess
Local time: 13:11
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1 hr
Pain Management Center


Explanation:
Se si riferisce alle terapie relative ai tumori va' ancora meglio Cancer Pain Management Center.


    Reference: http://www.mwsearch.com
    Reference: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dictionaries.htlm
matilde
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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6 hrs
Pain Management Centre


Explanation:
A centre where Pain is managed, especially in the oncology sector



    Reference: http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/
    Reference: http://oncolink.upenn.edu/specialty/pain/intro.htm
stemar
Italy
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Italian
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10 hrs
Pain Management Center /Clinic


Explanation:
Both "pain management center" or "pain management clinic" may be used in American English. For instance, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston uses "Pain Management Center". Methodist Medical Center in Dallas refers to the center at their facility as the "Pain Management Clinic". Neither center/ clinic places any special emphasis on oncology, but rather, all pain syndromes are treated equally. For example, St Elizabeth's Pain Management Center writes: "Our comprehensive pain management program offers evaluation & treatment of a wide range of pain complaints including back pain, sciatica, headaches, diabetes-related pain, fibromyositis, stress-related pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, polymyalgia, muscle pain,disc problems, pain from damage to nerves, shingles, HIV/AIDSrelated pain, cancer-related pain, TMJ, arthritis pain, post-operative pain, and post tramatic stress disorder." The NYU Pain Management center and the Methodist Medical Center in Dallas describe the goals of their respective centers/clinics in a very similar manner, as does the "Centro del dolore dell'Università di Milano"; for example the Milan facility describes its center as, "una struttura ospedaliera progettata in modo specifico per lo studio e la terapia dei pazienti con dolore cronico, tumorale e non tumorale...comprende 7 ambulatori...una sala per brevi degenze... polo operatorio completo... una sala sterilie per blocchi antalgici...infine C'è un day-hospital con 3 posti letto." I hope this helps.


    Reference: http://www.semc.org/clinics/pain.html
    Reference: http://www.unimi.it/ateneo/strutt/centric/cenran.html
Andréa Basili
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