Complex pain

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10


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This 15 minute video segment from Catalyst describes Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, condition where pain never goes away after an injury and even gets worse. The pain becomes a disease in its own right.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-14LW) analyses interactions between components and processes within biological systems

(SC5-15LW) explains how biological understanding has advanced through scientific discoveries, technological developments and the needs of society

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU175) Multi-cellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal systems to respond to changes to their environment

(ACSHE157) Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community

(ACSHE158) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

(ACSHE228) The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of scientific research

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Resource type:
ScOT topics:
Health, Central nervous system
File type:
ABC - Catalyst
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Resource ID: ac85b175-b12b-4a11-a470-6f45bfc4a63d