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IASP World Congress on Pain Rescheduled to 2121

IASP World Congress on Pain Rescheduled to 2121

The IASP World Congress on Pain is the preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in pain research, treatment, and education. The congress brings together thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries across multiple disciplines. Participants include basic

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The Association Between the Supply of Nonpharmacologic Providers, Use of Nonpharmacologic Pain Treatments and High-risk Opioid Prescription Patterns Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain

The Association Between the Supply of Nonpharmacologic Providers, Use of Nonpharmacologic Pain Treatments and High-risk Opioid Prescription Patterns Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain

Opioids are prescribed more frequently than non- pharmacologic treatments for persistent musculoskeletal pain (MSP). We estimate the association between the supply of physical therapy (PT) and mental health (MH) providers and early nonpharmacologic service use with high-risk opioid prescriptions among

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Risk stratification for the development of chronic postsurgical pain

Risk stratification for the development of chronic postsurgical pain

The past 20 years have seen an increasing recognition of the burden of chronic pain after surgery and other trauma. There is now good evidence that chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) is by far more common and more severe than previously

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2020 PainSA Congress Postponed, See New Date

2020 PainSA Congress Postponed, See New Date

 

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Improvements in clinical pain and experimental pain sensitivity after cognitive functional therapy in patients with severe persistent low back pain

Improvements in clinical pain and experimental pain sensitivity after cognitive functional therapy in patients with severe persistent low back pain

Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability. Despite increasing resources being spent on managing this condition, a significant proportion does not fully recover within a year. Failure to recover often results in a trajectory of seeking pain

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Pain in Dementia

Pain in Dementia

The ageing revolution is changing the composition of our society with more people becoming very old with higher risks for developing both pain and dementia. Pain is normally signalled by verbal communication, which becomes more and more deteriorated in people

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Pain assessment and management: An audit of practice at a tertiary hospital

Pain assessment and management: An audit of practice at a tertiary hospital

Background: In spite of advances in techniques and analgesics for pain management, pain remains a major health problem. Regular assessment and reassessment of pain using guidelines with measurable goals is essential for effective pain management in surgical wards. Unfortunately, no

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An audit of paediatric pain prevalence, intensity, and treatment at a South African tertiary hospital

An audit of paediatric pain prevalence, intensity, and treatment at a South African tertiary hospital

Pain in paediatric inpatients is common, under-recognised, and undertreated in resource-rich countries Little is known about the status of paediatric pain prevention and treatment in low- and middle-income countries. Objectives: This audit aimed to describe the prevalence and severity of

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Comparative Effectiveness of an Interdisciplinary Pain Program for Chronic Low Back Pain, Compared to Physical Therapy Alone

Comparative Effectiveness of an Interdisciplinary Pain Program for Chronic Low Back Pain, Compared to Physical Therapy Alone

Study Design. This is an observational cohort study. Objective. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of PT to an interdisciplinary treatment approach in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). Summary of Background Data. CLBP is

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2020 PainSA Congress – Abstract Submission

2020 PainSA Congress – Abstract Submission

2020 PainSA Congress – Abstract Submission Deadline for submission of abstracts – 2 March 2020 —————————————————————————————- The organising Committee invites¬†you to participate in the programme by submitting an abstract for either an oral or poster presentation CLICK HERE for information

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