Challenges and choices in drug therapy for chronic pain

Scott M Fishman, David Teichera

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By treating chronic pain effectively, physicians can improve the quality of their patients' lives considerably. This article reviews the mechanisms and treatment of chronic pain, with emphasis on overcoming the barriers to effective analgesia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-138
Number of pages20
JournalCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003


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