PainSA: Volume 12 Number 2

PainSA: Volume 12 Number 2

🕔14:06, 30.Nov 2017

Reasons for discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy in patients with and without substance use disorders Risk factors for neuropathic pain in diabetes mellitus Intraoperative ketamine reduces immediate postoperative opioid consumption after spinal fusion surgery in chronic pain patients with opioid

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Gauteng Pain Academy – Gallagher Convention Centre – Saturday 24 February

Gauteng Pain Academy – Gallagher Convention Centre – Saturday 24 February

🕔11:30, 29.Nov 2017

Date: Saturday 24 February Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre Register here Provisional programme

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Durban Pain Academy – Zimbali Resort Conference Centre – Sunday 18 March 2018

Durban Pain Academy – Zimbali Resort Conference Centre – Sunday 18 March 2018

🕔11:29, 29.Nov 2017

Date:    Sunday 18 March 2018 Venue: Zimbali Resort Conference Centre, Umhlali, KwaZulu Natal Provisional programme Register here

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2018 PainSA Congress, 18 – 20 May 2018, Emperors Palace Convention Centre

2018 PainSA Congress, 18 – 20 May 2018, Emperors Palace Convention Centre

🕔11:29, 29.Nov 2017

Date:    18 – 20 May 2018 Venue: Emperors Palace Convention Centre CLICK HERE for information regarding abstract submission. CLICK HERE for full information on the Congress CLICK HERE to access the online registration form CLICK HERE to view the latest programme

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Nelspruit Pain Academy – Umbali Hotel – Saturday 14 July

Nelspruit Pain Academy – Umbali Hotel – Saturday 14 July

🕔11:28, 29.Nov 2017

Date: Umbali Hotel Venue: Saturday 14 July Provisional programme More information to follow

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Port Elizabeth Pain Academy – The Boardwalk Hotel – Saturday 17 November

Port Elizabeth Pain Academy – The Boardwalk Hotel – Saturday 17 November

🕔11:26, 29.Nov 2017

  Date: Saturday 17 November Venue: The Boardwalk Hotel Provisional programme More information to follow

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Bloemfontein Pain Academy – Ilanga Estate – Saturday 3 November

Bloemfontein Pain Academy – Ilanga Estate – Saturday 3 November

🕔11:24, 29.Nov 2017

Date: Saturday 3 November Venue: Ilanga Estate Provisional programme More information to follow.

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IASP: PAIN, November 2017

IASP: PAIN, November 2017

🕔08:08, 17.Nov 2017

  IASP News November 2017 IASP Council Adopts Task Force Recommendation for Third Mechanistic Descriptor of Pain The term “nociplastic pain” aims to temper ambiguity in perceptions of pain. IASP Day at FEDELAT Congress Extends Latin America Outreach Meeting in

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Benefits and safety of gabapentinoids in chronic low back pain

Benefits and safety of gabapentinoids in chronic low back pain Updated

🕔12:17, 16.Nov 2017

Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) is very common, with a lifetime prevalence between 51% and 80%. In majority, it is nonspecific in nature and multifactorial in etiology. Pregabalin (PG) and Gabapentin (GB) are gabapentinoids that have demonstrated benefit in neuro-

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Pain Catastrophizing Mediates the Effect of Psychological Inflexibility on Pain Intensity and Upper Extremity Physical Function in Patients with Upper Extremity Illness

Pain Catastrophizing Mediates the Effect of Psychological Inflexibility on Pain Intensity and Upper Extremity Physical Function in Patients with Upper Extremity Illness

🕔12:19, 14.Nov 2017

Psychological inflexibility—the inability to take value-based actions in the presence of unwanted thoughts, feelings, or bodily symptoms—is associated with negative health outcomes including depression and anxiety. Objective: We aimed to determine the association between the general construct of psychological inflexibility

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