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An e-newsletter from the Chronic Pain Research Alliance designed to provide up to date information on recent basic science and clinical pain research for all members of the pain community.
Children who still have moderate to severe post-operative pain one month after a surgical procedure are at risk for deterioration of their health-related quality of life, according to research reported in The Journal of Pain.
Join Jennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD, CPNP, from The Hospital for Sick Children, at the upcoming webinar - One size doesn't fit all: Personalized digital health approaches to chronic disease management. On Monday, January 25, 2016, from 3 pm - 4 pm EDT.
From the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, statistics show new findings in adolescent back pain.
The Clinical and Basic Science Data Blitz will be held Wednesday, May 11, 6–8 pm, in Austin, TX, as part of the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting. The Call for Submissions for the Data Blitz will be available on February 4, 2016. The submission deadline is March 17, 2016.
A multicenter team of Spanish researchers conducted a randomized clinical trial to compare the one-year effectiveness of manual physical therapies, including desensitization maneuvers of the central nervous system, and surgery in patients with CTS. CTS surgery has the highest utilization rate among upper extremity procedures performed.
At the American Society of Hematology meeting in November, attendees identified that chronic pain management is an significant need that hasn't been met for peope suffereing from sickle cell disease. Health care professionals and research organizations teamed up to discuss ways to improve collaboration between the groups.
The next meeting of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The meeting will feature invited speakers and discussions of committee business items including pain research updates from federal agencies and
discussion of a federal pain research strategy. The meeting will be open to the public and accessible by live webcast.
The Basic Science SIG in conjunction with Pain Research Forum (PRF) started a Q & A forum on the PRF website. The Q & A is now available for readers to ask the community for answers. Ask your questions today and start a discussion!
Marvelous interactive professional training on talking to patients about Pathways to Safer Opioid Use leading to better decisions & outcomes.
In a cohort of individuals on long-term opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain, greater opioid dose in oral morphine equivalents was associated with higher odds of mental health issues and concerning behaviors related to opioids.
Many people question how easy it is to fake pain. Marian Stewart Bartlett along with colleagues tested a computer system that is devised to discern true from fake facial expression of pain.
Today, the American Pain Society, a member of CO*RE, joined the Obama Administration and a number of public and private sector partners to announce new efforts to address the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic. The President will highlight these efforts at an event in Charleston, West Virginia today where he will hear directly from individuals and families affected by this epidemic and the health care professionals, law enforcement officers, and community leaders working to prevent addiction and respond to its aftermath.
The American Pain Society is pleased to announce its intention to hold a one-day pre-conference event: "Conference on Analgesic Trials", chaired by Neil Singla, MD, Chief Scientific Officer of Lotus Clinical Research. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, one day prior to the APS Annual Scientific Meeting, in Austin, TX.
Brainmain uses animation to describe reasons why some people with chronic pain should reduce or stop opioids and focus shift to other therapies and wellness.