May 01, 2009
Treatment of Chronic Pain Syndromes
Expires May 31, 2015

CME Activity

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Sample questions:
Fibromyalgia is classified as what type of pain?
You read a recent journal on pain that reports that a new medication improved symptoms in 60% of the patients entered into the treatment trial, in comparison with 35% who improved on placebo. Using these results, how many patients would you need to treat to achieve a therapeutic benefit versus placebo?
In prescribing opioid treatment for a patient’s chronic pain, the psychiatrist should keep in mind which of the following principles?