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Pocket Guide for Clinicians for Management of Chronic Pain | South Central MIRECC

Chronic Pain Guide

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 Management
  • Published 2017


Learn more about the guide from the creators!

Rocky Mountain MIRECC's Adam Hoffberg discusses chronic pain with developers Drs. Aruna Gottumukkala and Paul Sloan. With the opioid epidemic raging in the background, this 35-minute podcast is timely.


Developed By

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


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Last updated: November 19, 2018