Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Communication and Activation in Pain to Enhance Relationships and Treat Pain with Equity (COOPERATE)|
Marianne S Matthias
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||Health Services R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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Background: Chronic pain affects 40-70% of Veterans and amounts to over $600 billion/year in direct medical costs and lost worker productivity. Racial disparities in pain treatment have been extensively documented. Minority patients, including Veterans, are more likely to be undertreated for pain. Minority Veterans have pain documented less frequently, undergo more urine drug tests, and are more likely to be referred for substance abuse evaluation than White Veterans. Compounding these pain care...
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