Chronic pain management options in general practice

Koch, K.
April 2012
South African Family Practice;Apr/May2012, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p94
Academic Journal
Chronic pain affects almost one in five patients, making it one of the most common conditions that any practitioner has to manage on a daily basis. Poorly managed chronic pain has a significant impact on work, social and psychological functioning. This guideline aims to review the most common medications and treatments available in general practice, and how to follow a safe, stepwise approach to managing chronic pain.


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