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Chronic Pain. Research to Action

September 13, 2020

Jessica DeFrank about chronic pain, reducing opioid use, research to action, risk tolerance, technology pre- and post-Covid, informed decision-making & families

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Proem 00:53. 1

Introducing Jessica DeFrank 02:07. 1

Pragmatic study explained 04:19. 2

INSPIRE study for management of chronic pain 06:46. 2

Technology pre- and post-Covid 10:15. 3

What about educating clinicians? 11:40. 3

Technology and COVID 14:18. 4

Barriers 17:14. 5

INSPIRE and technology 19:54. 5

Medication-free solutions 22:40. 6

Results in action (implementation) 23:54. 6

Risk Tolerance – risky business 27:48. 7

Informed decisions and family caregivers 37:06. 9

King for a day – equal access 40:05. 9

After INSPIRE 42:03. 10

Reflection 43:55. 10

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Music by permission from Joey van Leeuwen, Boston Drummer, Composer, Arranger

Sponsored by Abridge

Thanks to these fine people who inspired me for this episode: Lauren McCormack, Laura Marcial, Josh Richardson, David Edwards, Penney Cowan, Jessica Deary, CJ Rhoads
Jessica DeFrank's research

RTI International at the Center for Communication Science

INSPIRE is a clinical trial, a pragmatic clinical trial that RTI leads

Car with Four Flat Tires, a video released by the American  Chronic Pain Association
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Why my fascination with chronic pain? So many people have it? Pain is often silent, hidden, personal, universal, misunderstood, devastating, mysterious, sapping,