Assessment of patients with chronic pain.

@article{Dansie2013AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of patients with chronic pain.},
  author={E. Dansie and D. Turk},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={111 1},
  pages={
          19-25
        }
}
Chronic pain is a public health concern affecting 20-30% of the population of Western countries. Although there have been many scientific advances in the understanding of the neurophysiology of pain, precisely assessing and diagnosing a patient's chronic pain problem is not straightforward or well-defined. How chronic pain is conceptualized influences how pain is evaluated and the factors considered when making a chronic pain diagnosis. There is no one-to-one relationship between the amount or… Expand
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