|September 2009 · Vol. 21, No. 09
ANSWERS FROM A NEW GUIDELINE
What’s the best approach
to managing chronic pain?
Take an interdisciplinary approach and avoid making medication the sole focus of treatment, according to updated recommendations
Dr. Veasey is a third-year family medicine resident at Clinton Memorial Hospital/University of Cincinnati, Wilmington, Ohio.
Dr. Holten is Residency Director and Physician Leader: Operation Integration, Clinton Memorial Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency, Wilmington, Ohio.
The authors report no financial relationships relevant to this article.
This article is adapted from the December 2008 installment of The Journal of Family Practice’s “Guideline Update” series. The Journal of Family Practice is an NLM-indexed publication of Quadrant HealthCom Inc., publisher of OBG Management.