The Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain [7132]
Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
Time: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Union A

   Richard Rosenquist, M.D., Chairman, Pain Management Dept., Cleveland Clinic

Track: Medical
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels


The presenter outlines factors related to the development of chronic pain as it relates to acute pain. Chronic pain is a problem of epidemic proportions. It's estimated to affect more than 100 million Americans. No one wakes up with chronic pain. In many cases, an acutely painful episode is transformed into chronic pain and loss of function. Early and alternative treatment approaches may help to avoid this devastating transition.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the problem of acute to chronic pain
Identify common acute pain events leading to chronic pain and their incidence
Define current theories regarding the pathophysiology of acute to chronic pain transformation
List potential approaches to reduce the transformation from acute to chronic pain

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  CCM: 1
  RN: 1
  CME: 1
  Chiropractor: 1

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The Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain

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