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MIRECC/CoE Educational Products
MIRECC Educational Products
Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain
Name: Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain
Description: The “Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain” was developed to help primary care clinicians and trainees gain a basic understanding of pain and facilitate early assessment and interventions. It gives a brief synopsis of the various aspects of pain management including the types of pain, neurobiology of pain, common medical and psychiatric co-morbidities and the essential elements of pain assessment. In addition, there is an overview of Stepped Care Model for Pain Management, and the various pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions known to be effective for pain management. Guidelines for opioid safety and risk assessment, with an emphasis on harm reduction strategies are also outlined.
VISN 16: South Central VA MIRECC
Contact to order product: SC MIRECC Education Core
Product URL: https://www.mirecc.va.gov/VISN16/docs/pain-management-pocket-guide.pdf
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