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Objective. Opioid therapy in patients with chronic noncancer pain must be preceded by evaluation of the risk of opioid misuse. The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictive validity of the Italian translation of the Pain Medication Questionnaire (PMQ) and of the Diagnosis Intractability Risk and Efficacy Score (DIRE) in chronic pain patients. Design.(More)
important progress has been made in the study and treatment of several painful conditions, pain is still underestimated and under-treated both inside hospitals and in medical practice in the community. This seems to be due to three main reasons: – Pain is too often considered unavoidable. – In medical practice pain is not considered a priority. – Medical(More)
In this document we propose a new improvement for boosting techniques as proposed in ([2, 3]) by the use of non-convex cost functional. The idea is to introduce a correlation term to better deal with forecasting of additive time series. The problem is discussed in a theoretical way to prove the existence of minimizing sequence, and in a numerical way to(More)
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