The evidence brief and the stakeholder dialogue it was prepared to inform were funded by: 1) the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care through the Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) Alternative Funding Plan (AFP) Innovation Fund and 2) the Canadian Institutes of Health Research through the Community Alliances for Health Research and Knowledge Translation in Pain (CAHR Pain).
An assessment of what is known about problems related to supporting chronic pain management, options for addressing these problems, and key implementation considerations. The evidence brief was an input to a stakeholder dialogue on the topic of supporting chronic pain management across provincial and territorial health systems in Canada.
Lavis JN, Boyko JA. Evidence Brief: Supporting Chronic Pain Management across Provincial and Territorial Health Systems in Canada. Hamilton, Canada: McMaster Health Forum, 9 December 2009.