Surgical trials for pain relief: in search of better answers.

Abstract

Surgical interventions are an important aspect of pain management. In the U.S., rates of cervical spine surgery for neck pain, and especially fusion procedures, have increased rapidly in recent years [1]. Though randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of surgery are more challenging than RCTs of drug treatments, they are feasible and at least as important… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2012.07.017

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@article{Deyo2012SurgicalTF, title={Surgical trials for pain relief: in search of better answers.}, author={Richard A. Deyo and Alex Sik Chung Ching}, journal={Pain}, year={2012}, volume={153 11}, pages={2155-6} }