Complex regional pain syndrome in adults updated for 2018

Royal College of General Practitioners | July 2018 |

The Royal College of General Practitioners have updated guidelines for patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

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The guidelines provide recommendations for diagnosis, treatment and referral in a variety of clinical settings, including:

  • primary care
  • occupational therapy and physiotherapy
  • surgical practice
  • rheumatology
  • neurology and neurosurgery
  • sport and exercise medicine
  • dermatology
  • pain medicine
  • rehabilitation medicine
  • emergency medicine
  • long-term care.

The guidelines are available from RCGP

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