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Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Amira Karkin-Tais

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198785750.003.0006
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date: 20 July 2019

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a member of the European Pain Federation (EFIC). The national pain society works to support the needs of patients with pain, including those with acute pain, chronic pain, cancer pain, pain in later life, and at the end of life. In this chapter of European Pain Management we describe first the geography and history of the country as it relates to the recent demographics of the population, the prevalence of pain and needs for pain management, the pain workforce and its organization, the system pain specialists work within, and specific issues that have been tackled to improve the delivery of pain care. An example of recent innovation is also described.

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