A survey on doctors’ knowledge and attitude of treating chronic pain in three tertiary hospitals in Nigeria

@inproceedings{Sanya2014ASO,
  title={A survey on doctors’ knowledge and attitude of treating chronic pain in three tertiary hospitals in Nigeria},
  author={Emmanuel Olatunde Sanya and Philip Manman Kolo and Muhammadu A. Makusidi},
  booktitle={Nigerian medical journal : journal of the Nigeria Medical Association},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic non-cancer pain (CP) is one of the most common complaints that bring patients to the hospital. When pain persists, people move from doctor-to-doctor seeking for help, thus the burden of CP is huge. This study, therefore was aimed at assessing attitude and knowledge of doctors in three teaching hospitals in Nigeria to CP. MATERIALS AND METHODS Structured questionnaire was administered to doctors practicing at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Usmanu Danfodio… CONTINUE READING

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