Table 2

Example of scenario

Treatment ATreatment B
Pain medications per day24
Known side effects of medicationsMildModerate/severe
Pain interferenceNeverNever
Pain care is managed byMyselfGP only
Risk of addiction to pain medications3 in 100 people25 in 100 people
Activity goals of treatmentDo exercises at home, including walkingDo exercises at home, including walking
Source of information on painFrom my doctorBy reading/online
Out-of-pocket costs per month300300
My choice is (please choose A or B)
  • GP, general practitioner.