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pain clinic

Pain management An outpatient facility in which a person with chronic, poorly controlled or intolerable pain–eg, cancer pain, refractory low back pain–can go to obtain physical and pharmacologic therapy for pain relief; PCs are often supervised by a physician–usually an anesthesiologist, neurologist, psychiatrist–trained in pain management.
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In view of the ignorance about pain approach and treatment, it is logical to consider resorting to the institutional pain clinic, so three-quarters of the surveyed population consider that it is necessary to consult the pain clinic when the analgesic scheme is ineffective (14).
(1) MBBS, Department of Pain Management, Barge Pain Clinic, Satara, Maharashtra, India.
The introduction of HB159 has had a minimal effect on the majority of patients treated at AA Spine & Pain Clinic, Wollrich says.
"Our findings suggest that a substantial fraction of patients at a pain clinic may wish to engage in voluntary opioid tapering," the authors write.
The pain clinic was staffed by a physician (anesthesiologist), a psychiatrist, a nurse practitioner, and a psychologist.
Once patients provided informed consent, the QPR questionnaires were administered to them prior to their first visit at the pain clinic and six months later.
Objective: To describe the pattern of diseases among patients attending the specialized pain clinic in our hospital, identify the commonest gender, age group, pain diagnosis, performed procedure, age group, gender, and evaluate the association of gender with the disease causing pain.
"[The pain clinic crackdown] addressed a crisis, but that didn't solve the problem," says Eger.
Veterans living further from specialty pain care sites appeared to be less likely to be seen in-person at a specialty pain clinic (Figure 4).
It ranged from Bloemfontein's full-time pain clinic to part-time pain clinics at Stellenbosch University, the University of Cape Town and the University of the Witwatersrand.
The conflict between physicians and nonphysicians over how scope of practice should be regulated is heating up as a new antitrust challenge pits a medical board against a pain clinic.
"WHEN I joined Fiit 4 Women Huddersfield in 2004 I was suffering from Spondylitis and attending a pain clinic.