Physical, psychological and social function in chronic pain patients after epidural spinal electrical stimulation

@article{Augustinsson1986PhysicalPA,
  title={Physical, psychological and social function in chronic pain patients after epidural spinal electrical stimulation},
  author={L E Augustinsson and Mark Sullivan},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1986},
  volume={41}
}
The overall function, pain, and mood disturbance of 54 patients with benign chronic pain were studied as to their response to epidural spinal electrical stimulation (ESES) more than 12 months after the implantation of ESES electrodes. Both responder (n = 23) and nonresponder (n = 31) pain patients demonstrated extensively worse physical and psychosocial function on the Sickness Impact Profile (SIP) and worse self-rated mood disturbance on the Mood Adjective Check List (MACL) than a control… CONTINUE READING