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THE ACTIVE ROLE OF COMMUNITY PHARMACY IN THE INTERVENTION OF CHRONIC PAIN AS A DISEASE

  • At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BRITO, Joana (Farmácias Holon, Portugal)
  • Co-author(s): Ana Macedo: Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon,
    Joana Brito: Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon,
    Beatriz Mónico: Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon,
    Isabel Guerreiro: Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon,
    Maria Mendes: Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon,
    Nuno Machado: Projects and Services, Farmácias Holon
  • Abstract:

    Background

    In general, pain is considered chronic if it persists for more than 3 months. Chronic pain is the second most prevalent disease in Portugal, with approximately 37% of the portuguese population suffering from it. Chronic pain has a negative impact on patients’ Quality of Life (QoL). However, if adequately treated and managed, the pain can ..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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