Thursday, May 01, 2008

Upcoming Event: American Pain Society, 8-10 May 2008, Tampa Florida

The annual meeting of the APS takes place next week in Florida. Visit the conference homepage for details: Link.

From the conference homepage:

Conference Purpose and Objectives

"The 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society will offer current information about the diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute pain, chronic cancer and noncancer pain, and recurrent pain. In-depth workshops are planned and are designed to enhance research or clinical skills pertinent to the management of pain; they will feature content appropriate for professionals at several experience levels.

"Each year the APS Scientific Program Committee carefully reviews attendees’ evaluations in order to organize a scientific program which addresses a broad range of topics related to pain research and treatment.

"Designed for a diverse group of scientists, pain clinicians, and other professionals, the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting features a prominent faculty presenting basic, translational, and clinical research advancements.

Interact with cutting-edge researchers.

Translate scientific discoveries into clinical practice.

Network with your colleagues.

Hear from policy makers about issues that directly affect you.

Raise questions, debate the implications, plan follow-up studies, and discuss results.

Discuss your own research and clinical observations.

Meet with poster presenters to learn about their thinking and future research directions.

Visit more than 150 booths that feature products and services specifically designed for multidisciplinary leaders who study and treat pain."

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