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In an Internet survey of patients with persistent pain who were currently using opioids to treat their pain, only 6% report having a “great deal of control” over their pain. More than half felt that they had little or no control over their pain and 60% experienced breakthrough pain about twice a day–severely impacting their quality of life and well-being.

American Pain Foundation. Voices of Chronic Pain: A national study conducted for American Pain Foudnation. David Michaelson & Company, LLC for the American Pain Foundation; 2006. http://www.davidmichaelsoncompany.com/documents/voices%20of%20chronic%20pain%20report.pdf

Reference

Title
Voices of Chronic Pain: A national study conducted for American Pain Foudnation
Publisher
David Michaelson & Company, LLC for the American Pain Foundation
Publication Date
2006
Authors
American Pain Foundation
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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