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Accessing care in multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities continues to be a challenge in Canada
Regional anesthesia and pain medicine
BackgroundMultidisciplinary pain treatment facilities (MPTFs) are considered the optimal settings for the management of chronic pain (CP). This study aimed (1) to determine the distribution of MPTFs across Canada, (2) to document time to access and types of services, and (3) to compare the results to those obtained in 2005–2006.MethodsThis cross-sectional study used the same MPTF definition as in 2005–2006—that is, a clinic staffed with professionals from a minimum of three differentdoi:10.1136/rapm-2020-101935 pmid:33024007 fatcat:jhcfjvsuu5dwzoilc7yzkh54i4