What is it about?
The study was conducted in adults presenting to outpatient clinics throughout 48 provinces in Vietnam. A physician trained to administer a questionnaire in a standardized fashion interviewed each patient and collected data regarding gender, age, career, acute and chronic pain, diagnoses, treatment, and satisfaction with treatment.
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Why is it important?
We came to conclusion that pain severe enough to impact patients’ daily lives is common in Vietnam. Treatment costs are a significant economic burden and may help explain why only a minority of patients seek treatment. Access to lower cost, effective treatment for pain should be improved.
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This page is a summary of: Pain incidence, assessment, and management in Vietnam: a cross-sectional study of 12,136 respondents, Journal of Pain Research, February 2019, Dove Medical Press,
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