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Clinical Challenge: Chronic Pain and COVID-19

AAPM members Beth Darnall, PhD, Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, and Samer Narouze, MD contributed to this MedPage Today article that outlines ways in which pain patients may be hit harder by coronavirus than others. 

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Rating Pain—Not Just a Numbers Game

AAPM member John Markman, MD co-authored a new study in JAMA Network that found that this simple question "Is your pain tolerable" used in conjunction with the traditional 0-10 rating scale posed to patients, could help ...
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Stay Engaged and Improve Knowledge on Twitter with #stayathomepainjournalclub

AAPM member Rohit Aiyer, MD started #stayathomepainjournalclub to spur virtual conversation among pain medicine professionals about the latest major research studies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Aiyer says the club ...
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Prescribing an Overdose: A Chapter in the Opioid Epidemic

AAPM President-Elect W. Michael Hooten, MD co-authored a multi-institution research collaboration led by Mayo Clinic published in JAMA Network Open . The study showed that more than half of Americans starting the most hi...
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Coding Services in the Wake of COVID-19 Webinar Recording Available

AAPM hosted a webinar on April 15, 2020 presented by coding and billing expert Emily Hill, PA. A recording of this webinar is now freely available in the AAPM Education Center. Watch to hear Emily discuss  the rapid...
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Pain Management Best Practices during COVID-19 CME Course Available

The official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), Pain Medicine , has published a practice guidelines article titled "Pain Management Best Practices from Multispecialty Organizations during the COVID-...
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Access to OUP Resources on COVID-19, Other Coronaviruses, and Related Topics

Oxford University Press (OUP), publisher of the Academy's journal Pain Medicine , has made content from online resources and leading journals freely accessible to assist researchers, medical professionals, policy makers,...
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AAPM Member Named to HHS IPRCC

Congratulations to AAPM member Beth Darnall, PhD, who has been appointed to the U.S. HHS Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC). This is a 3-year appointment that was approved by Secretary Azar. 

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AAPM Past President Steven Stanos, DO, Discusses Individualized Pain Care

Dr. Steven Stanos sat down with fellow members of the AMA Opioid Task Force to discuss why individualized care for patients with pain is so important during this ReachMD podcast episode.  

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COVID-19 Pain Management Practice Guidelines Published in AAPM Journal

April 7, 2020, CHICAGO – The official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), Pain Medicine , has published a practice guidelines article titled  "Pain Management Best Practices from Multi...
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