Patients enrolled in RIPAP were offered all services and specialized programs available at the Hospital Pain Centre (HPC) (e.g., medical management, including intervention if appropriate; CBT-based chronic pain management program
; and regional opioid intervention services).
Ruehlman and colleagues conducted a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of a self-paced, interactive online chronic pain management program
. In this study, 305 participants with chronic pain were randomized to a self-help online program for approximately 6 weeks or a wait-list control condition.
McCarberg, a family physician himself and founder of the Chronic Pain Management Program
at Kaiser Permanente, San Diego.
These issues were largely responsible for the development of the Chronic Pain Management Program
at Casa Palmera, an addiction treatment center based in the San Diego area.
William McCarberg, director of the chronic pain management program
at Kaiser Permanente in Escondido, Calif., said in an interview.
Founder, Chronic Pain Management Program
, Kaiser Permanente-San Diego; Assistant Clinical Professor (voluntary), University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Kaiser Permanente's Chronic Pain Management Program
, San Diego, covers self-hypnosis, cognitive restructuring, yoga, tai chi, massage, dance, acupuncture, and herbs in sessions for patients and caregivers.
One group of individuals (n=16) had received an intervention for chronic pain, in this case, enrollment and completion, as document by program staff of a multidisciplinary chronic pain management program
. A second group of individuals (n=20) consisted of those who had not received an intervention related to chronic pain, but who had been initially screened and met the criteria for referral to the pain management program.
These findings document that discharge from a chronic pain management program
results not only from anergia but also from hyperactivity, since 40% of CMP clients were discharged for hyperactive non-compliance.
McCarberg, a family physician and founder of the Chronic Pain Management Program
at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego.
The hospital campus will continue to include primary care, women's health, lung health, the Wound Care Center and chronic pain management programs
. In the future, inpatient medical and surgical unites and behavioral health services will be provided primarily at University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center.
Although there has been significant growth in the implementation of chronic pain management programs
[2,11], scant research has evaluated the extent to which patient health education programs are deemed satisfactory by patients, particularly veterans.