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Approaches to managing chronic pain in the workplace - the evidence

Hilary Hoare

How do we diagnose and treat chronic pain?

Take Home Messages: A person's pain can be affected by psychological and social aspects. Managing an injured worker is more successful if you see the different elements that contribute to their condition. An integrated view that considers a person's biology, psychology, social and workplace functioning is likely to be most positive when managing chronic pain. When supervisors and co-workers understand a person's conditi...

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