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The International Association for the Study of Pain, the Australian Pain Society, the New Zealand Pain Society, the Faculty of the Pain Medicine, the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Painaustralia announce the 2017 Global Year Against Pain After Surgery which continues through to 31 December 2017.
You are invited to participate and promote the Global Year Against Pain After Surgery within your workplace so as to help improve the management of pain after surgery throughout the world.
For more information, please visit the International Association for the Study of Pain Global Year Against Pain After Surgery website, particularly the 'Resources', 'Fact Sheets' and 'Translated Fact Sheets' information boxes.
Below are a number of Fact Sheets about pain after surgery that have been developed by the International Association for the Study of Pain.
Fact Sheet 1 - What the Public Should know About Pain After Surgery
Fact Sheet 2 - What Health-Care Professionals Should know About Pain After Surgery
Fact Sheet 3 - Pathophysiology of Acute Postoperative Pain
Fact Sheet 4 - Chronic Postsurgical Pain: Definition, Impact and Definition
Fact Sheet 5 - Management of Postsurgical Pain in Adults: Pharmacotherapy and Regional Anaesthesia
Fact Sheet 6 - Behavioural Techniques including Hypnosis for Pain After Surgery
Fact Sheet 7 - Management of Postsurgical Pain in Children
Fact Sheet 8 - Management of Postsurgical Pain in Older Adults
Fact Sheet 9 - Management of Postsurgical Pain in Patients Treated Preoperatively with Opioids
Fact Sheet 10 - Management of Pain Related to Surgery and Procedures in Patients with Known or Suspected Cancer
Fact Sheet 11 - Pain Management in Postsurgical Intensive Care
Fact Sheet 12 - Acupuncture for Acute Pain and Nausea After Surgery
Fact Sheet 13 - Management of Pain in Patients First Presenting with Chronic Pain After Surgery
Fact Sheet 14 - Using Outcomes to Improves Care: Real-Time, Short-Term and Long-Term
|Date||Media Outlet||Article Name and Link|
|08FEB17||Nine Now online, Today Extra|
|07FEB17||ABC News online||Quarter of patients develop chronic pain after undergoing surgery, advocacy group says|
|06FEB17||ABC TV, Australian Story||Adrenaline Brush|
|27JAN17||The West Australian||Chronic pain a risk after surgery - and just bad luck|