Homeless persons suffer disproportionately with health problems that reduce physical functioning and quality of life, and shorten life expectancy. 63% of homeless report experiencing pain lasting longer than three months (mean duration of pain experienced was 82.2 months).
- Hwang, Stephen W., et al. “Chronic pain among homeless persons: characteristics, treatment, and barriers to management.” BMC family practice 12.1 (2011): 73.
March 2 @ 10:00
– 10:30 am
Senator Josh Green, MD