Journal article

Interdisciplinary management for chronic pain in central neurological disorders: a retrospective study

Jamie Young, Steven Mantopoulos, Megan Blanchard, Hilarie Tardif, Malcolm Hogg, Fary Khan, Mary P Galea

International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation | MARK ALLEN GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

Background/aims Chronic pain in central neurological disorders is common and the current management of chronic pain is through an interdisciplinary approach. The aim of this study was to compare outpatient interdisciplinary-based treatment for chronic pain in patients with central neurological disorders to those without central neurological disorders. Methods This was a retrospective study and pain-related outcome measures were collected from a clinical outcomes registry (electronic Persistent Pain Outcomes Collaboration). This registry contained data on people who attended a pain management service who, for the purpose of this study, were categorised into those with a central neurological d..

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