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Researchers say post injury pain lingers

March 18, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Researchers say a large number of people still suffer significant pain a year after having a traumatic injury.Scientists tracked more than 3,000 patients who suffered traumatic injury.

They found that 63 percent still had pain related to the injury, a year later.

Researchers say the information shows the need for better pain treatment. The study is in the Journal Archives of Surgery.


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