Surgical injury typically results in some acute pain but, importantly, also affords a chance of transition into chronic pain and opioid use. This panel will provide a brief overview of the basic mechanisms underlying the transition from acute to chronic pain, with emphasis on pain centralization and psychosocial modulation.
One Protocol Does Not Fit All: Measuring Differences in Pain Processing to Guide Perioperative Care
When the Pain Really Is in Your Head: How Fibromyalgianess Influences Analgesic Response to Lumbar Spine Surgery and Interventional Pain Procedures
Balancing Opioid Minimization and Optimal Perioperative Pain Management
- Examine the tremendous variability in pain processing between individuals, which may be partially predicted using brief, well-validated preoperative assessment tools.
- Illustrate that fibromyalgianess is not just a silly made-up word—it is a concept that time and time again has shown to lead to greater understandings of how centralized pain influences analgesic outcomes from peripherally directed interventions.
- Determine that risk factors for chronic postoperative pain and opioids are only partially overlapping, and targeted interventions for one outcome may not passively impact the other.
- General Session II
- Pain Medicine Practice Management: Knowledge for Practice Efficiency, Growth, Economic Viability, and Compliance (215)
- Going Deeper into Opioid Deprescribing: Addressing the Concerns of Prescribers and Patients to Optimize Outcomes (302)
- Opioid Therapy 2020: Past, Present, and Future (306)
- Perioperative Opioid Prescribing: A Quantitative and Qualitative Perspective—Getting Prescribers to 'Do the Right Thing' (314)