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Human Studies

2020 Oct 06

Reg Anesth Pain Med

Accessing care in multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities continues to be a challenge in Canada.


Choinière M, Peng P, Gilron I, Buckley N, Williamson O, Janelle-Montcalm A, Baerg K, Boulanger A, Direnna T, Finley G A, Intrater H, Lau B, Pereira J
Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2020 Oct 06.
PMID: 33024007.


Multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities (MPTFs) are considered the optimal settings for the management of chronic pain (CP). This study aimed (1) to determine the distribution of MPTFs across Canada, (2) to document time to access and types of services, and (3) to compare the results to those obtained in 2005-2006.