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EFIC® Newsletter 02 2018 Now Available

The EFIC Newsletter 02/2018 is now available for download. The second issue of 2018 features many interesting reports and contributions. We hope you enjoy the newest edition of the EFIC Newsletter – please let us know your thoughts and send us your feedback: secretary@efic.org.

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EFIC® Newsletter 01 2018 Now Available

The EFIC Newsletter 01/2018 is now available for download. The first issue of 2018 features many interesting reports and contributions. We hope you enjoy the newest edition of the EFIC Newsletter – please let us know your thoughts and send us your feedback: secretary@efic.org.

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International Outreach Course – Lumbar Hands-On Lab, 5-6 May 2018, Majorca, Spain

With this international outreach course, the Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is bringing hands-on lumbar intervention training to Majorca, Spain exclusively to SIS members based in Europe.  You will experience 8 hours of hands-on lab instruction with phantom spine models and 5.75 hours of lectures, breakout sessions, and discussions with your instructors. The techniques you will…

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2018 European and Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education: Bridging the gap between what we know and what we do

Why the year for Excellence in Pain Education? There continues to be a gap between what we know about effective pain management and the delivery of effective patient care. Poor understanding of pain is prevalent among policy makers, caregivers, the lay public as well as for patients themselves. The existence of educational gaps allows for…

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Statement from the European Pain Federation on the use of opioids for pain management

While opioid prescription and use for pain management is a major concern in some parts of the world, the context of opioid use clearly differs between countries. Many countries in Europe have in place significant barriers to optimal pain management due to inappropriate restrictions on supply and use. Opioids are an important part of a…

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EFIC® Newsletter 04 2017 Now Available

The EFIC Newsletter 04/2017 is now available for download. The fourth issue of 2017 features many interesting reports and contributions. We hope you enjoy the newest edition of the EFIC Newsletter – please let us know your thoughts and send us your feedback: newsletter@efic.org.

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A new Belgian campaign to raise awareness of pain in its many forms

The campaign “Pain Management”, published as a special edition of the Flemish newspaper “De Morgen”, focuses on pain in all its forms and how to deal with it. An interview with Bart Morlion opens the publication. The President of the European Pain Federation EFIC® spoke about the importance of primary  prevention, and how pain can…

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Social Impact of Pain (SIP) Expert Group goes live!

Following the European Commission’s decision to dedicate an Expert Group to the ‘social impact of pain’, communicated during the SIP Symposium in Malta, June 2017 – we are excited to announce the launch of the Social Impact of Pain (SIP) Expert Group. The Expert Group, hosted on the EU Health Platform, provides pain experts with…

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