Prevalence of chronic pain, impact on daily life, and treatment practices in India.

@article{Dureja2014PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic pain, impact on daily life, and treatment practices in India.},
  author={Gur Prasad Dureja and Paramanand N Jain and Naresh Yedthare Shetty and Shyama Prasad Mandal and Ram Prabhoo and Muralidhar Joshi and Subrata Goswami and Karthic Babu Natarajan and Rajagopalan N Iyer and Dilip D. Tanna and Pahari Ghosh and Ashok Kumar Saxena and Ganesh Kadhe and Abhay A. Phansalkar},
  journal={Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={E51-62}
}
OBJECTIVE Chronic pain is of concern to health professionals, patients, society, and negatively impacts quality of life (QoL). The present epidemiologic study identified point prevalence of chronic pain in India, impact on individual's QoL, unveiling current pain treatment practices, and levels of satisfaction with treatment. METHODS This epidemiological telephonic survey consisted of two questionnaires: screening questionnaire that assessed prevalence of pain, its frequency during the past… CONTINUE READING

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