June 2015: New CMRO publication

CMRO Publication Chronic Pain, June 2015

A holistic approach to chronic pain management that involves all stakeholders: change is needed

Chronic pain affects a large proportion of the population, imposing significant individual distress and a considerable burden on society, yet treatment is not always instituted and/or adequate. Comprehensive multidisciplinary management based on the biopsychosocial model of pain has been shown to be clinically effective and cost-efficient, but is not widely available. A literature review of stakeholder groups revealed many reasons for this, [....]

Here you can read the abstract and full CMRO publication (external link).