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Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Patients with Non-Malignant Pain: A Review of the Clinical Evidence, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Dernière mise à jour : 4 novembre 2011
Numéro de projet : RC0304-000
Gamme de produits : Rapports d’examen rapide
Type de rapport : Synthèse accompagnée d'une évaluation critique
Type de résultat : Rapports

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary treatment approach for adults with chronic, non-malignant pain in outpatient settings?
  2. What is the clinical evidence regarding evidence-based outcomes for the evaluation of multidisciplinary treatment programs for adults with chronic, non-malignant pain?
  3. What is the cost-effectiveness of a multidisciplinary treatment program for adults with chronic, non-malignant pain?
  4. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding multidisciplinary treatment programs for adults with chronic, non-malignant pain in outpatient settings?

Messages clés

Outpatient multidisciplinary treatment programs for the treatment of adults with chronic pain conditions are efficient at pain reduction, improve biopsychosocial standing, and can reduce use of prescription pain medications. Limited evidence on the cost effectiveness of these programs was identified.