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Meeting Highlights from AAPM 2020

Meeting Information

February 26-March 1, 2020
National Harbor, MD

The American Academy of Pain Medicine's (AAPM) 36th annual meeting focused on discussing, reviewing, and critiquing the latest innovations and technologies available to pain specialists. Meeting highlights will be posted here in the coming weeks.



From this Meeting:

How do I respond to pain patients who say, 'I’m not crazy, I don’t need to see a psychologist'?
Weighing the pros and cons of radiofrequency ablation for joint pain, focusing on the hip and shoulder.
The NASS Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines for Multidisciplinary Spine Care Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain have raised some questions regarding the use of spinal cord stimulation.
For a mostly laxative refractory population of adults with OIC, methylnaltrexone bromide rapidly promoted laxation in approximately two-thirds of the patients regardless of their functional status.
Deprescribing of opioids and whole-person care - an AAPM 2020 highlight with Aram Mardian, MD, and Beth Darnall, PhD. Plus, what is complex persistent dependence?
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