oa South African Family Practice - Chronic pain management options in general practice : CPD article
|Article Title||Chronic pain management options in general practice : CPD article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Publication Date||Apr 2012|
|Pages||94 - 99|
|Keyword(s)||Chronic pain, General practice and Management|
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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