Musculoskeletal chronic pain in general practice. Studies of health care utilisation in comparison with pain prevalence.

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OBJECTIVE To study the relations between population prevalence of chronic pain and pain-related diagnoses (musculoskeletal and headaches) in primary health care (PHC) and to examine longitudinal variations in these diagnoses. DESIGN A population-based mailed survey to catch prevalence data and continuous computerised diagnosis registration in PHC… (More)

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@article{Andersson1999MusculoskeletalCP, title={Musculoskeletal chronic pain in general practice. Studies of health care utilisation in comparison with pain prevalence.}, author={H. I. Andersson and G{\"{o}ran Ejlertsson and Ido Leden and Bengt Scherst{\'e}n}, journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care}, year={1999}, volume={17 2}, pages={87-92} }