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2020 Sep 21

Eur J Pain

Factors associated with physician consultation and medication use in children and adolescents with chronic pain: A scoping review and original data.



Although pediatric chronic pain is common, it is not yet clear which individuals with chronic pain are likely to seek health care for their pain. The aims of this study were to summarize the current evidence of characteristics of children and adolescents with chronic pain who consult a physician or use medication for their pain. Additionally, we aimed to expand knowledge by further investigating key, and promising, factors in a large community sample of adolescents.