Complex regional pain syndrome in adults: UK guidelines for diagnosis, referral and management in primary and secondary care 2018

Royal College of Physicians of London - RCP
Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
Publication date:
23 July 2018


Updated for 2018, these guidelines provide recommendations for diagnosis, treatment and referral in a variety of clinical settings, including:

  • primary care
  • occupational therapy and physiotherapy
  • surgical practice
  • rheumatology
  • neurology and neurosurgery
  • sport and exercise medicine
  • dermatology
  • pain medicine
  • rehabilitation medicine
  • emergency medicine
  • long-term care.

This updated edition replaces the original guidance published in 2012.