Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 59, issue 9-10, P859-864 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820922847 View full text
Sushmitha S. Boppana, Rebecca Miller, Aubrey Wrona, Dmitry Tumin, Sharon Wrona, Timothy P. Smith, Tarun Bhalla, Stephani S. Kim, Joseph D. Tobias

Abstract: Initial clinic evaluation among referred patients and factors limiting treatment initiation are not well characterized. We conducted a retrospective review of referrals to our outpatient pain clinic to identify intake visits and factors associated with treatment initiation among adolescents with chronic pain. We identified adolescents aged 13 to 18 years at the time of referral to clinic (2010-2016). Factors associated with completion of visits were evaluated using logistic regression. Patients who completed …

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