Title

Update in Pain Medicine (2010)

Published In

Journal of General Internal Medicine

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

More than 75 million Americans have chronic or recurrent pain. Pain accounts for 20% of all outpatient visits and more than $100 billion dollars per year in direct (i.e., health care services) and indirect costs (i.e., lost productivity); analgesics account for 12% of all prescriptions. Chronic pain is a leading cause of work loss, and disability and is a common reason for use of alternative medicine. Our aims were to: review recent pain medicine studies and their key findings and understand how these new findings may impact generalist clinical practice.

Description

© 2010 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. Part of Springer Nature.

*At the time of publication, C. Nicolaidis was affiliated with OHSU.

DOI

10.1007/s11606-010-1452-4

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/32745

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