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Pain pp 1193-1196 | Cite as

Limitations of Education, Training and Knowledge of Pain and Its Treatment

  • Reda TolbaEmail author
  • Ehab Meselhy
  • Islaam Hassan Elnagar
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Abstract

Pain is a ubiquitous clinical problem. Surprisingly, many healthcare providers who treat pain have inadequate knowledge or training to address it properly. This is reflective of an inadequate education and training system. Fortunately, there are several steps that can be readily taken to improve the state of care.

Keywords

Pain management Education Training Knowledge Treatment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reda Tolba
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ehab Meselhy
    • 2
  • Islaam Hassan Elnagar
    • 3
  1. 1.Anesthesiology Department, Pain Management DivisionWake Forest University Medical CenterWinston-SalemUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management and Perioperative MedicineHenry Ford Health SystemDetroitUSA
  3. 3.Anethesiology DepartmentCleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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