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Patients with persistent pain are 5 times more likely than those without persistent pain to use health care services.

Becker N, Bondegaard Thomsen A, Olsen A, et al. Pain Epidemiology and Health Related Quality of Life in Chronic Non-Malignant Pain Patients Referred to a Danish Multidisciplinary Pain Center. Pain. 1997; 73(3): 393-400. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9469530

Reference

Title
Pain Epidemiology and Health Related Quality of Life in Chronic Non-Malignant Pain Patients Referred to a Danish Multidisciplinary Pain Center
Publication
Pain
Publication Date
1997
Authors
Becker N, Bondegaard Thomsen A, Olsen A, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 73, Issue 3
Pages
393-400
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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