Quality of life and disability of chronic non-cancer pain in adults patients attending pain clinics: A prospective, multicenter, observational study

Roberto Latina, Gianni Colini Baldeschi, Gaetana Cognetti, Diana Giannarelli, Maria Grazia De Marinis, Francesca Sperati, Gennaro Rocco, Serafino Ricci, Roberto Latina, Giuseppe Esposito, Paolo Diamanti, Albina Paterniani, Laura Bertini, Giustino Varrassi, Ausilia Maria Lucia Pulimeno

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Abstract

What do we already know about this subject?•Chronic pain can have negative effects on quality of life. It is associated with a reduced ability to work, quality of life and disability, conditions that should be treated in specialized pain management clinics. In Italy very little information on clinical outcomes after chronic pain treatments is provided.What does our study add to the already existing information•This study is the first to provide clinical data about the impact of chronic pain in terms of quality of life and disability on patients who attended pain management clinics in Italy.•Chronic pain has a negative impact on quality of life and disability and causes presenteeism.•Statistical significant results in pain management do not often correspond to best results in clinical settings
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine10
RivistaApplied Nursing Research
Volume56
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2020

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