Prevalence of pain in general practice

  title={Prevalence of pain in general practice},
  author={Jan Hasselstr{\"o}m and Jenny Liu-Palmgren and G{\"o}rel Rasj{\"o}-Wr{\aa}{\aa}k},
  journal={European Journal of Pain},

The Epidemiology of Inadequate Control of Acute Pain

This study highlights the need to understand more fully the rationale behind the continued use of acupuncture in the United States, as well as its role in the management of acute pain.

A follow-up of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, focusing on multimodal rehabilitation

The prevalence of chronic pain among the general population in Sweden is 18% and the average length of stay in pain is more than three months.

Practical approach to the management of chronic pain

An explanation for the physiological basis of persistent chronic pain is offered, practical guidelines to help distinguish among common pain syndromes are provided, and treatment strategies are recommended.

Prevalence of Pain in Family Medicine Clinic of Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pain among adult patients and to describe the loc alization, duration and severity of pain in this population.

Practical and clinical use of opioids

Pain is a common symptom of a number of conditions including cancer and one of the most frequent reasons for seeking healthcare. Acute and chronic pain result in considerable discomfort with a detr

Pain, anxiety and depression in spinal cord injured patients

To assess the prevalence of pain, anxiety and depression in a sample of chronic SCI patients in Northern Sweden, a descriptive, cross-sectional study is conducted.

Musculoskeletal pain in primary health care a biopsychosocial perspective for assessment and treatment

A large public health problem with serious consequences for both the individual and society, psychosocial factors have been shown to be good predictors of long-term musculoskeletal pain.

Multimodal rehabilitation of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, focusing on primary care

This research highlights the need to understand more fully the role that chronic pain plays in the development and management of chronic illness and how best to manage it.

Relationships between Psychological Factors, Disability, Quality of Life and Health in Chronic Pain Disorders

A mobile app may be a viable option to treat chronic pain in the management of chronic pain patients with a high prevalence in the community.

Pain morbidity in primary care - preliminary observations from two different primary care settings.

Of the 3 main ethnic groups in Malaysia the Indian patients at KK had the highest prevalence of pain complaints and the Chinese at the GP had the lowest, thus pain was a common complaint in the two different primary care settings studied.



The prevalence of chronic widespread pain in the general population.

In the general population, this cardinal symptom of fibromyalgia is common and identifies a group who are more likely also to report symptoms of fatigue and depression.

The prevalence of pain complaints in a general population

Chronic pain and the sociodemographic environment: results from the Pain Clinic at Malmö General Hospital in Sweden.

The results support the view that the occurrence of pain in an urban population is related to a number of sociodemographic factors and further studies should be performed to evaluate how these factors influence incidence, medical-seeking behavior, clinical course, and rules for referral.

The epidemiology of chronic pain in the community

Pain in general practice. Pain as a cause of patient-doctor contact.

Pain--especially chronic pain with a non-malignant cause--is a major problem in general practice and research in this field should be encouraged.

Chronic pain in a geographically defined general population: studies of differences in age, gender, social class, and pain localization.

Chronic pain symptoms are common but unevenly distributed in a general population and may influence planning and consultation in primary health care as well as warranting selective prevention activities.

Pain as a reason to visit the doctor: a study in Finnish primary health care

The evolution of chronic pain among patients with musculoskeletal problems: a pilot study in primary care.

  • R. G. PotterJ. Jones
  • Medicine, Psychology
    The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • 1992
It is suggested that high pain intensity scores, the presence of depression, and the increasing use of passive coping strategies may be identifiable associations with the development of chronic pain.