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IASP PAIN, January 2020

IASP PAIN, January 2020

JANUARY 2020 President’s Message Introducing a New Global Year Theme Happy New Year, and welcome to the 2020 Global Year for the Prevention of Pain, where we will focus on primary, secondary as well as tertiary prevention. With the hope of

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IASP PAIN, December 2019

IASP PAIN, December 2019

DECEMBER 2019 President’s Message Your Participation Impacts the World As an IASP member, it is your support, commitment, and active participation in the community that helps bring IASP’s vision—working together for pain relief throughout the world—to life. During my final year

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IASP PAIN, November 2019

IASP PAIN, November 2019

NOVEMBER 2019 President’s Message An opportunity to share your research with the world Your research, your work with patients, and your collaborations with others drives the advancement of pain science and management and impacts the pain field worldwide. The IASP

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IASP PAIN, August 2019

IASP PAIN, August 2019

AUGUST 2019 Message From the IASP President Defining Pain How should we define pain in 2019? Currently, IASP defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such

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IASP PAIN, July 2019

IASP PAIN, July 2019

Message From the IASP President The Importance of Being a Member of IASP As an IASP member, you are part of a global community with one goal in mind: working together for pain relief throughout the world. When I took

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IASP PAIN, June 2019

IASP PAIN, June 2019

June 2019 Message from the IASP President In previous versions of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) chronic pain diagnoses were not represented systematically. On 25 May 2019, the World Health Organization approved the new version of the International Classification of

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IASP PAIN, April 2019

IASP PAIN, April 2019

  April 2019 Message from the IASP President Last summer I performed a survey among some of our most active volunteers to find out what they would like to see from IASP, and the number one wish was more educational material.

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IASP PAIN, March 2019

IASP PAIN, March 2019

March 2019 Message from the IASP President Pain research, science, and tools are constantly changing and continuing education has to be prioritized. Aside from the IASP World Congress on Pain, IASP also offers more intimate learning opportunities. Two upcoming opportunities

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IASP Launches 2019 Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable

IASP Launches 2019 Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable

  IASP has launched the 2019 Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable, an international campaign by the pain community to boost awareness and education that results in better pain relief for four patient groups deemed especially high risk for inadequate

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IASP PAIN, January 2019

IASP PAIN, January 2019

January 2019 A very happy New Year to all.  I am pleased with all IASP that accomplished in 2018, and the ambitious agenda we have created for 2019 and beyond.  The Council met at the end of November 2018, and

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