Treatment of Chronic Pain in Children

Published Online: Monday, October 21, 2013
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In this video, Sherilyn Driscoll, MD, a pediatrics physiatrist at the Mayo Clinic, discusses how treatment of chronic pain in children has changed. Rather than looking at pain as always a symptom of an underlying disorder, many physicians are instead focusing on and treating the pain itself.

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