Combination Therapy of Home-Based Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Mindfulness-Based Meditation for Self-Management of Clinical Pain and Symptoms in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis

The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of active transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) paired with active mindfulness-based meditation (MBM) on clinical pain,osteo arthritis (OA)-related clinical ...
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Reliability and Construct Validity of a Composite Pain Scale for Rabbit (CANCRS) in a Clinical Environment

A composite pain scale for assessing and quantifying pain in rabbits (CANCRS) has been designed merging the Rabbit Grimace Scale (RbtGS) and a scale including clinical parameters (CPS). Construct validity and inter-rater...
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Hydromorphone Unit Dose Affects Intraoperative Dosing: An Observational Study

Although clinical factors related to intraoperative opioid administration have been described, there is little research evaluating whether administration is influenced by drug formulation and, specifically, the unit dose...
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Pregabalin and Gabapentin for Pain

Pregabalin and gabapentin can be effective as first line treatment for some people with neuropathic pain such as post-herpetic neuralgia and diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

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2-Part On Demand Course Features Consensus Practice Guidelines on Interventions for Lumbar Facet Joint Pain

AAPM contributed to a multispecialty, international working group that recently published consensus practice guidelines on interventions for lumbar facet joint pain in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine (RAPM) , the...
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Members Granted Free Access to Content in the AAPM Education Center

Given the number of in-person conferences being cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, now may be an especially useful time to check out the online pain education available in the AAPM Education Center. Fre...
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Guidance for Pain Fellows' Education and Research During COVID-19 Published in AAPM Journal

April 30, 2020, CHICAGO – The official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), Pain Medicine , has published an article written by Board Members of the Association of Pain Program Directors ( AAPD ) titl...
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Guidance for Pain Fellows' Education and Research During COVID-19 Free Live CME Webinar May 1, 6 pm CT

Pain fellowship programs are facing unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrictions from state governments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have resulted in a rapidly changing and evolving ...
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AMA Seeks Clarification, State Action to Protect Patients with Chronic Pain

The AMA joined the Indiana State Medical Association in seeking clarification from the state medical licensing board whether existing patients with chronic pain can be evaluated via telephone-only communication to satisf...
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COVID-19 and Chronic Pain Survey Report

In order to better understand the challenges the pain community is facing and find ways to help, U.S. Pain Foundation recently conducted a survey of 664 individuals with pain about the impact of COVID-19.

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