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Newsletter | Summer 2023 Article 8 | South Central MIRECC

Updated Resource To Help Clinicians Manage Chronic Pain

Our Clinical Educator Grant program helps VISN 16 and 17 mental health providers create and share resources that improve treatment for rural and other Veterans who face barriers to care. We give these products to Veterans, VA providers, and the public for free. Visit our Clinical Educator Products webpage to access all of our products.

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Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain

Developers: Aruna Gottumukkala, MB&BS, MD (Psych) & FRCPC, Paul Sloan, PhD, Jeffrey West, PhD, Utpal Ghosh, MB&BS, MS (Ortho), FACP, and Sybil Kyle, MSN, RN-BC

Helps primary care clinicians and trainees gain a basic understanding of pain and facilitate early assessment and interventions. Includes:

  • Brief synopsis of the various aspects of pain management.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions known to be effective for pain management.
  • Overview of Stepped Care Model for Pain Managements.
  • Published 2017 | Revised 2023


Last updated: July 25, 2023