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Bautista SSG, Jímenez SA
Epidemiology of Chronic Pain
Arch Med Fam 2014; 16 (4)

Language: Español
References: 10
Page: 69-72
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Chronic pain is a health problem in countries around the world, sometimes the diagnosis is challenging and its treatment is complicated when you have a multifactorial cause. The prevalence of chronic pain varies from 16% to 70%. It is more common in women than in men, is associated with degenerative diseases and in persons aged 65 or more.

Key words: Chronic pain, epidemiology, neuropathic pain, physiology of the pain.


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