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Clinical Assessment Objectives for Pain Management

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient undergoing rehabilitation with the need for ongoing pain management using the Clinical Assessment Objectives of Gottlieb et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R52

Description:

Gottlieb et al identified factors associated with successful pain management by a patient in rehabilitation for low back pain. This can help identify how motivated the patient is to do what it takes to manage pain. The authors are from the Casa Colina Hospital for Rehabilitative Medicine in Pomona, California.

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