Pain Medicine

CALENDAR

IMPORTANT PODCASTS

  1. Ask The Experts - April 2015 - Andrew Shaw
  2. Ask The Experts - January 2015 - Srinivasa Raja
  3. Ask The Experts - August 2013 - James P. Rathmell
  4. Article of the Month - September 2011 - John Antonakakis
  5. Ask The Experts - February 2011 - Spencer S. Liu


HELPFUL WEBSITES AND MOBILE APPS

Miscellaneous

Johns Hopkins Opioid conversion tool

Productivity

Simple Mind Mind map generator (F) (P= exportable PDF)
Quizlet App to make flashcards that can be shared, used for testing, and adaptive testing
Dropbox Lets you view/share group articles
IHI IHI app allows you to do safety/quality modules on the go.

Journals

Read by QxMD Gathers the abstracts of the journals and you can peruse easily.
Pubget PubMed library and reader for your iPad.

Anatomy

Netter Atlas Free images are of spine and other useful pictures.
Inmotion Stryker has good pictures of knees.
Spine Decide Good visual images/details about area-specific pathology. Also available: Shoulder Decide, Knee Decide, Hand Decide, and Foot Decide
Neuro Localizer HD Gingerbread man neurolocalizer app
DrawMD: Orthopedics Spine models you can draw on.

Stimulator/Surgical

Ethicon Suturing/wound healing
Medtronic Stimulator resources
Boston Scientific NLI Stimulator textbook and resources
St. Jude Neuromodulation Stimulator resources

Ultrasound/Radiology

Munich Ultrasound Munich ultrasound course
Radiology Quizzes Musculoskeletal Radiology cases
European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Technical Guidelines (Knee, Shoulder, Ankle, Hip, Wrist)

Physical Exam (UCSD’s Practical Guide to Clinical Medicine)

Musculo-Skeletal Examination A comprehensive physical examination and clinical education site for medical students and other health care professionals.
Neurological Examination A comprehensive physical examination and clinical education site for medical students and other health care professionals.

Pain Research and Funding Opportunities

NIH Pain Consortium Government site dedicated to pain research
Interagency Pain Research Portfolio Provides information on pain research and training activities supported by the Federal Government
Institute of Medicine Blueprint for Pain in America "Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research"
Pain Research Forum An interactive web community dedicated to finding treatments for untreatable pain conditions

Fellowship

ACGME Pain Medicine Fellowship Requirements 32-page PDF describing program requirements
IASP Pain Interprofessional Pain Curriculum Outline

ABOUT THE EDITORS

Meredith C. B. Adams, M.D., M.S., is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She currently serves as the Program Director of the Pain Fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Adams teaches and practices clinical pain medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Milwaukee VAMC. Her research interests are novel approaches to pain education and pain biomedical informatics.

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