Pain therapy’s in Europe in misbalance.
Pain therapy’s in Europe in mis balance.
Several reports on pain research and treatments of pain patients shows a lack of constancy and insufficiency in pain treatment. Therefore the costs of pain patients to society are more than should be. Training health professionals for making an early diagnose and more adequate treatment could lower this burden for patients and society
A German report speaks on the training of health professionals but also on education for patients care relatives. They also concluded there is a lack of development of programs and analysis of over- or under treatment.
A recent Dutch report speaks of “Increasing the accessibility to adequate treatment for all chronic pain sufferers will reduce the negative consequences of it on individual and public health level.”