Aug 27, 2019 | comorbidities

Comorbidities in Chronic Pain Patients

Bridges to Babylon: Assessing and Managing

Individuals who suffer from chronic pain often present with significant medical and psychiatric comorbidities that can exacerbate the pain experience and contribute to a further erosion of quality of life and disability. In this current climate of reducing the reliance on opioids or opioid sparing it is essential that clinicians effectively and efficiently identify and manage these comorbidities. This presentation will provide an overview of the prevalence of common comorbidities, assessment strategies, and pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions in patients with chronic pain. (Recorded at PAINWeek 2018)