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    Pain, Enjoyment of Life and General Activity (PEG) Scale

    Assesses chronic pain in primary care patients.
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    Dr. Erin E. Krebs

    About the Creator

    Erin E. Krebs, M.D., MPH, is a professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota. She is also the chief of general internal medicine at the VA Health Care System in Minneapolis, MN and the core investigator in the Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research. Dr. Krebs’s primary research is focused on chronic pain management and opioid therapy.

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