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Unmet treatment needs in patients with chronic pelvic pain in a New Zealand gynaecology service.

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Summary of "Unmet treatment needs in patients with chronic pelvic pain in a New Zealand gynaecology service."

Chronic pelvic pain, which carries a high burden of disability and distress, is a common presentation to gynaecology clinics. While there is increasing acknowledgment of the complexity of chronic pelvic pain, and the benefits of providing management from a multidisciplinary team within a sociopsychobiomedical framework, the mainstay of management in gynaecology outpatient clinics remains within a single clinician biomedical-focused model. This model of care is only sufficient for women who present with minimal psychosocial complexity to their pain.

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Name: The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology
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