The Management of Chronic Pain in Important Patient Subgroups

  title={The Management of Chronic Pain in Important Patient Subgroups},
  author={P. Cherubino and P. Sarzi-Puttini and S. Zuccaro and R. Labianca},
  journal={Clinical Drug Investigation},
  • P. Cherubino, P. Sarzi-Puttini, +1 author R. Labianca
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Drug Investigation
  • Chronic pain is a major healthcare issue in Europe and globally, and inadequate or undertreated pain significantly reduces the ability of many patients to participate in ordinary daily activities, adversely affects their employment status and contributes to a substantial rate of depression and anxiety in patients with chronic pain. There is a broad distinction of chronic pain into chronic non-cancer pain and chronic cancer pain, and important subgroups of these include patients with rheumatic… CONTINUE READING
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