Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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The Management of Chronic Pain; Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Case for a Renewed Focus on Provider, Patient, and Payer Education

Talal W. Khan 1 , * and Farnad Imani 2
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1 Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, United States
2 Pain Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: February 2017, 7 (1); e40951
  • Published Online: December 3, 2016
  • Article Type: Discussion
  • Received: August 8, 2016
  • Accepted: September 12, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.40951

To Cite: W. Khan T, Imani F. The Management of Chronic Pain; Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Case for a Renewed Focus on Provider, Patient, and Payer Education, Anesth Pain Med. 2017 ; 7(1):e40951. doi: 10.5812/aapm.40951.

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5. Project ECHO Kansas
6. Conclusion
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