Chronic pain after surgery. More than just a nuisance?
Chronic pain can complicate a third of even relatively minor surgical procedures with far-reaching consequences for patient and family. Why does it happen? What can be done to mitigate the problem?
A seminar in three movements held jointly with the Glasgow Southern Medical Society:
'Magnitude' Dr William Macrae, Dundee
'Molecules' Dr Mick Serpell, Glasgow
'Meaning' Dr David Craig, Glasgow
In this lecture, Dr Bill Macrae discusses the magnitude of the problem.