The need for knowledge translation in chronic pain.

  title={The need for knowledge translation in chronic pain.},
  author={James L. Henry},
  journal={Pain research \& management},
  volume={13 6},
  • J. Henry
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Pain research & management
One in five Canadians suffers from some form of persistent or chronic pain. The impact on individual lives, families and friends, the health services sector and the economy is huge. Reliable evidence is available that the burden of persistent pain can be markedly reduced when available knowledge is applied. Bridging the quality chasm between chronic pain and the care process will require a unique confluence of opinion from all stakeholders committed within a focused community of practice to… 

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