Pain Research and Treatment / 2014 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Clinical Characteristics, Patient-Reported Outcomes, and Previous Therapeutic Management of Patients with Uncontrolled Neuropathic Pain Referred to Pain Clinics

Table 6

Treatment satisfaction by specialty.

CharacteristicOverall Primary care Traumatology Neurology Neurosurgery Rehabilitation Rheumatology Other surgeries Other specialties

Experiencing side effects, %51.757.849.367.951.947.160.037.346.3
SATMED-Q dimensions, mean ± SD
 Undesirable side effects
 Treatment effectiveness
 Convenience of use
 Impact on daily living/activities
 Medical care
 Global satisfaction
Total composite score

SATMED-Q: Treatment Satisfaction with Medicines Questionnaire; SD: standard deviation.

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