Research Proposal on a Pain Self Management Program

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Research Proposal on a Pain Self Management Program
Introduction
Pain is a prevalent and costly problem for health care professionals and a persistent problem for those who suffer from it. Since pain can manifest as a pre-treatment symptom, a post-operative outcome symptom, a periodic condition, and as a chronic condition, and each patient has a different pain threshold and tolerance level, pain management is an ongoing concern receiving more and more attention from the health professions (International Association for the Study of Pain [IASP], 2010).
Even when pain cannot be completely eliminated by pharmacological, surgical, or other medical methods, it is no longer an acceptable position to tell a patient that they should learn to live...
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