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Pain management principles

Pain management principles

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.50

Published

January 21, 2016

Updated

January 21, 2016

Programme Description

This activity outlines the principles of pain management for GPs, as an introduction to a series produced in partnership between GPonline, MIMS Learning and the British Pain Society. The series covers the five Pain Patient Pathways produced by the British Pain Society in collaboration with the Map of Medicine. This introductory activity sets the scene for five others focusing on pain assessment, low back pain, neuropathic pain, chronic widespread pain and chronic pelvic pain. This series of educational modules has been commissioned by the British Pain Society and funded by the ABPI Pharmaceutical Pain Initiative.

Educational Objectives

  • Understand the prevalence of pain and the types of pain with which patients may present
  • Show awareness of physical, behavioural and social factors associated with pain
  • List key pain management principles
  • Credit

    0.50

    Type

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    Faculty

    Author
    Haymarket Medical
    Teddington
    United Kingdom

    Reviewers
    Dr Martin Johnson
    Honorary secretary
    British Pain Society
    London
    United Kingdom

    Dr Ann Taylor
    Reader, Department of Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine,
    Cardiff University, and council member, British Pain Society
    United Kingdom

    Dr Oliver van Hecke
    GP and clinical research fellow
    Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences
    University of Oxford
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Martin Johnson
    Honorary secretary
    British Pain Society
    London
    United Kingdom

    Instructions

    This is an industry-supported learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (30 minutes learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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