Chronic Disease Management for Pain: It Can be Done in Primary Care!

Chronic pain is a frequent cause for accessing healthcare resources, usually from a primary care setting. While great strides have been made to improve the education of frontline practitioners in appropriate pain management, a paucity of data exists to direct the creation of policies and procedures to manage these resource-intensive patients. In this program, insights will be shared from the gradual implementation over 5 years of a chronic pain management service within a large family medicine residency program.

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