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Optimizing pain management through collaborations with behavioral and addiction medicine in primary care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23148959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) affects many primary care patients, and carries a large human and economic burden. In response to the widespread perception that pain is underdiagnosed and undertreated, regulatory bodies have encouraged more comprehensive services to address pain syndromes. Significant hurdles exist in treating CNCP in primary care settings, and interventional therapies and pharmacotherapy often do not provide complete symptomatic relief. This article describes a multidimensional and interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of CNCP. The utility of collaborations with behavioral and addiction medicine specialists optimizes care and advances models of patient treatment within a primary care patient-centered medical home.
Matthew Brensilver; Shabana Tariq; Steven Shoptaw
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Primary care     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1558-299X     ISO Abbreviation:  Prim. Care     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-15     Completed Date:  2013-04-29     Revised Date:  2013-12-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430463     Medline TA:  Prim Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  661-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesics, Opioid / adverse effects,  therapeutic use*
Behavioral Medicine / organization & administration
Interprofessional Relations*
Opioid-Related Disorders / prevention & control*
Pain Management*
Patient-Centered Care / organization & administration*
Primary Health Care / organization & administration
United States
Grant Support
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Analgesics, Opioid

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