Margaret A Caudill-Slosberg

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The treatment of pain has received increasing attention over the past decade promoted by national guidelines, the 'pain as the 5th vital sign' campaign and direct-to-consumer advertising. We examined national trends in office visits and analgesic treatment for musculoskeletal pain in the office setting, comparing data from 1980 and 2000. We analysed the(More)
This study sought to identify reliable subgroups of patients with chronic pain based on profiles of subscale scores on the Pain Stages of Change Questionnaire (PSOCQ), a reliable and valid measure of individuals' readiness to adopt a self-management approach to chronic pain. The PSOCQ was administered to 633 people seeking treatment for chronic pain.(More)
I'm pleased to present this important educational program, which is a series of CME enduring materials developed from a scientific roundtable, Breakthroughs and Challenges in the Pharmacologic Management of Common Chronic Pain Conditions. By best estimates, 75 million Americans are affected by chronic pain on an annual basis. The impact of pain is(More)
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