The costs and consequences of adequately managed chronic non-cancer pain and chronic neuropathic pain.

@article{Andrew2014TheCA,
  title={The costs and consequences of adequately managed chronic non-cancer pain and chronic neuropathic pain.},
  author={Robin Andrew and Sheena Derry and Rod S. Taylor and Sebastian Straube and Ceri J. Phillips},
  journal={Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={79-94}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic pain is distressing for patients and a burden on healthcare systems and society. Recent research demonstrates different aspects of the negative impact of chronic pain and the positive impact of successful treatment, making an overview of the costs and consequences of chronic pain appropriate. OBJECTIVE To examine recent literature on chronic noncancer and neuropathic pain prevalence, impact on quality and quantity of life, societal and healthcare costs, and impact of… CONTINUE READING
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