Pain Medicine Section

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Andrew Lawson prize
Submission deadline: Sunday 25 March 2018
Meeting date: Friday 25 May 2018
Prize: £200 and free attendance to a Pain Medicine Section meeting of your choice
Open to: All medical students and trainees in pain medicine up to APT level, submissions from trainees of other specialities will also be accepted

The title of the essay this year will be:

“The effects of mental health and life experiences on chronic pain"

Essays should be no longer than 2000-3000 words.

The winner of the prize will be expected to make a fifteen minute presentation on the topic of their essay at the Pain Medicine Section meeting on Friday 25 May 2018 at the Royal Society of Medicine. 

About this section

Purpose:

To advance the understanding of the mechanisms and treatment of pain in all of its presentations and clinical settings; to provide educational activities that cover a wide range of medical and non-medical disciplines, exploring the impact of pain, and delivering high quality learning opportunities.

Section members:

Students and professionals from all disciplines who have an interest in pain and its management.

Section council:

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.

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Adding insult to injury – exploring painful recovery from surgery and trauma
Adding insult to injury – exploring painful recovery from surgery and trauma

Friday 26 October 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE

Increasing numbers of patients undergo surgery every year and yet up to a quarter of these individuals remain in pain for many months after their incisions have healed.

This meeting will take a unique look at the causes and preventive strategies for persistent pain following surgery as well as trauma.

Day | Registration: 08:30 | Organised by: Pain Medicine Section |
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Acute pain management for patients with opioid tolerance

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Jane Quinlan discusses how to treat pain in patients that have built up a tolerance to opioids.

28 minutes | Organised by: Pain Medicine Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Iatrogenic Distress: Can our words be harmful to patients in pain?

Free for RSM members / £6 non-members

Dr Zoey Malpus discusses how treatment and actions towards a patient can affect their health.

40 minutes | Organised by: Pain Medicine Section | Accreditation: 1 CPD point Watch lecture arrow

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Pain Medicine Section: Andrew Lawson prize

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Apply today for the opportunity to win £200 and free attendance to a Pain Medicine Section meeting of your choice. Submissions from all medical students and trainees in pain medicine and other specialities.

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