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Severe mental illness (SMI) is associated with an earlier death by 15 to 20 years, poor physical health, diabetes, HIV, and a higher burden of pain. A study published in PAIN sought to uncover innovations for the optimization of pain management in this group—defined as schizophrenia spectrum...

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Multimodal, nonpharmacologic approaches are recommended as firstline treatments for pain but are often unavailable in resource-limited settings. In 2016, a multimodal pain management program was created and evaluated at Tom Waddell Urban Health primary care clinic in the Tenderloin neighborhood of...

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From NEJM Catalyst.

While Covid-19 has rightly grabbed the attention of health care organizations and policymakers, other health care challenges, like the opioid crisis, persist under the radar. Many people continue to suffer from poorly managed pain, and, in fact, may face additional challenges...

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Socioeconomically vulnerable patients experience high rates of pain, barriers to care, and greater risks from conventional pain treatments. Multimodal, nonpharmacologic approaches are recommended as firstline treatments for pain but are often unavailable in resource-limited settings. In 2016, a...

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