National Pain Strategy

Key Takeaways from Stanford's Back Pain Day 2016

Key Takeaways from Stanford's Back Pain Day 2016

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According to Dr Mackey, successful enactment of the NPS will allow clinicians to "treat chronic pain as the chronic disease [they] know it to be, and as the public health crisis that [they] know it is."

Individualized and Integrative Care for Chronic Pain: Alignment with the National Pain Strategy

Individualized and Integrative Care for Chronic Pain: Alignment with the National Pain Strategy

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Individualized chronic pain care is more appropriate than a "one-size-fits-all" approach, and involving patients in the selection of their treatment may positively affect outcomes. This, in combination with safer prescribing practices should result in improved pain care.

Johns Hopkins Pain Physician: on the Need for an Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Pain Management

Johns Hopkins Pain Physician: on the Need for an Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Pain Management

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"As [a member] of the NIH Task Force on pain, I would say that one of the things that's important to show is that an interdisciplinary model and a multimodal approach are effective and cost-effective, as they certainly are expensive."

Addressing Chronic Back Pain in Veterans

Addressing Chronic Back Pain in Veterans

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VA studies highlighting each of the chapters of the National Pain Strategy

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