Evid Based Nurs 6:45 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.2.45
  • Treatment

Review: psychological interventions reduce the severity and frequency of chronic pain in children and adolescents

Psychological interventions v control (wait list, information, and self monitoring) in youth with chronic pain *

Weighted event rates
Outcome at ≥3 hours Intervention Control RBI (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data provided by author using a random effects model.
≥50% reduction in pain from baseline 60% 15% 203% (103 to 354) 3 (2 to 3)

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