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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Preventing Chronic Post-Surgical Pain and Prolonged Opioid Use: The Perioperative Pain Self-Management Program
Principal Investigator:

Katherine Hadlandsmyth

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: August 2021 - July 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $35,354
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Surgery can precipitate the development of both chronic pain and long-term opioid use. Preoperative psychological distress is a risk factor for poor post-surgical outcomes. Strategies are needed to augment perioperative pharmacotherapeutic management of pain with non-pharmacologic strategies to optimize post-operative outcomes. Psychological interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can effectively reduce distress and improve functioning among patients with chronic pai...

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