Pain Management Programs for Pediatric Patients with Chronic Pain Conditions: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : March 23, 2020)
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  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of pain management programs of varying treatment lengths for pediatric patients with chronic pain?

  2. What is the comparative cost-effectiveness of pain management programs of varying treatment lengths for pediatric patients with chronic pain?

  3. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of inpatient pain management programs versus outpatient pain management programs for pediatric patients with chronic pain?

  4. What is the comparative cost-effectiveness of inpatient pain management programs versus outpatient pain management programs for pediatric patients with chronic pain?

  5. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding pain management programs for pediatric patients with chronic pain?


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No literature was identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of pain management programs of varying treatment lengths for pediatric patients with chronic pain. Furthermore, no literature was identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness or cost-effectiveness of inpatient pain management programs versus outpatient pain management programs for pediatric patients with chronic pain. Lastly, no evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding pain management programs for pediatric patients with chronic pain.