Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health: United States, 2010: With special feature on death and dying. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2010. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus10.pdf
An Internet study of patients with persistent pain found that on average, patients with persistent pain taking opioids for their pain experience more than 8 different types of pain on… [ Get More Details ]
The cost of pain to Medicare was $65.3 billion in 2008–14% of all Medicare costs.
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One study found that 70% of persistent pain respondents expressed anger–62% toward health care providers, 39% toward significant others, and 30% toward insurance companies. The most frequent target of… [ Get More Details ]