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Pain medicine meeting unites top researchers and clinicians
Date:1/24/2008

ORLANDO High profile medical experts representing the nations top pain centers will come together to discuss the latest in pain research and treatment at the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), February 12-16 at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee (Orlando), Florida.

The premier meeting for physicians who care for patients with pain offers sessions on the latest advances in pain research as well as the ethical, legal, and psychological aspects of care. The program offers plenary sessions, poster presentations, and scientific sessions.

Conference highlights include:

  • Decade of Pain Control and Research
  • Genetics of Chronic Pain
  • Experience vs. Genes
  • Genetics of Chronic Pain
  • Imaging and Pain
  • Opioid-Induced Pain Sensitivity
  • Evidence-Based Treatment
  • Science of Drug Addiction
  • The State of Discogenic Pain
  • Prescription Pain Medications as Street Drugs
  • Who Needs Back Surgery

In the last decade, a variety of new pain therapies have been introduced that can offer relief to millions who needlessly endure untreated or undertreated pain. This meeting promises to address new advances and directions in pain management.

Pain is vastly undertreated for a variety of reasons including misconceptions regarding addiction, lack of access to care, cultural norms, and physician concerns about prescribing pain medications for chronic pain. Millions of people suffer unnecessarily because of these barriers to effective pain treatment. Patients with acute pain or pain from cancer, AIDS, and other serious diseases can be treated appropriately.


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Contact: Amy Jenkins
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312-836-0613
American Academy of Pain Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

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