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About the article
Published Online: 2017-12-29
Implications: Increased knowledge of patients referred to, assessed and treated at pain clinics is important in order to improve the quality of the work done at these clinics. Despite limited resources, further efforts should be made to systematically collect information from pain clinics in order to develop recommendation models.
Ethical considerations: The study was approved by the Regional Ethical Review Board, Stockholm (Dnr: 2010/1903-31/5) with a supplementary application (Dnr: 2012/75-32). Patients were given oral and written information about the study and written consent was obtained from the participants before inclusion.
Conflict of interest statement: The authors have no conflict of interest.