Meeting the Moment: How the Opioid Crisis Has Changed the Way We Study, Evaluate and Treat Patients (Session 4)
This is a multi-part information series presented by the University of Virginia Department of Anesthesiology and the Office of Pain Management and Opioid Stewardship:
Session 4: Special Populations: Cancer Pain & Pelvic Pain (8-9pm)
Cancer Pain for the Primary Care Physician – Dr. Andrew Mendelson, UVA Department of Anesthesiology
Dr. Mendelson will discuss the incidence and etiology of cancer pain and will be reviewing both pharmacological and nonpharmacologic options- and the advantages of blending the two.
Chronic Pelvic Pain – Dr. Jessica Strasburg, Cleveland Clinic
Dr. Strasburg will discuss how to recognize chronic pelvic pain in your patient and the importance of a team approach to treatment. With a focus on a strong foundation of open doctor-patient communication, she will discuss how to do a patient centered exam utilizing trauma informed care.