FP Essentials™

Chronic Pain Management

Edition #432 | May 2015

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  • Cite the classification system for types of chronic pain (CP).
  • Describe an appropriate evaluation of a patient with chronic pain, including assessment of comorbid conditions.
  • Cite the types of behavioral therapies that are effective options for patients with chronic pain.
  • Summarize the role of interventional techniques for patients with chronic pain.
  • Describe nonopioid and opioid pharmacologic options and their indications for chronic pain.
  • Cite federal laws regarding opioid and marijuana prescribing for chronic pain.
  • Summarize the procedures that clinicians should follow when prescribing drugs for chronic pain.
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