When Acute Pain Becomes Chronic

Many factors have been proposed to increase the likelihood of acute pain becoming chronic including, but not limited to undertreatment. The number of contributing factors along with the lack of consistent algorithms can often make the prediction and prevention of this transition to chronic pain challenging. This session will describe this phenomenon and some theories behind its development, along with case based situations that outline strategies that can help to decrease the likelihood that patients with acute pain will develop chronic pain and experience its associated consequences.

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