Persistent postsurgical pain in a general population: prevalence and predictors in the Tromsø study.

@article{Johansen2012PersistentPP,
  title={Persistent postsurgical pain in a general population: prevalence and predictors in the Troms\o study.},
  author={Aslak Johansen and L Romundstad and Christopher S Nielsen and Henrik Schirmer and Audun Stubhaug},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2012},
  volume={153 7},
  pages={1390-6}
}
Population-based data on the prevalence of persistent postsurgical pain are scarce. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of persistent postsurgical pain in a general population and to describe associated physical, social, and psychological factors, including symptoms of nerve injury and sensitization. A cross-sectional survey was performed in northern… CONTINUE READING