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The American Pain Society Scientific Meeting focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of pain. Ameritox will be attending this year’s APS Annual Meeting as an exhibitor and will also present a poster. Stop by the Ameritox booth (#503) to speak to an Ameritox representative, meet with a Medical Science Liaison and learn more about pain medication monitoring. If you are attending APS, you can schedule a meeting with an Ameritox representative by filling out the form below. Or, to speak with an Ameritox representative today, call 877-596-2224 or fill out an online form.
Members of Ameritox’s Medical Affair’s team will present a new study at this year’s APS Annual Meeting.
Title: Patterns of Drug Use in the Older Chronic Pain Population
Summary: People fifty years of age and older are the fastest growing sector of the population and also the largest group of chronic pain patients. Many of these patients are prescribed chronic opioid therapy to manage their pain and it is essential to closely monitor these individuals. In addition, it has been shown that it is difficult to predict which patients are adherent with their prescription regimen and which patients are not. The purpose of this study was to evaluate patterns of drug use in the older chronic pain population by examining urine drug monitoring results.
The poster is scheduled to be presented on Friday, May 18 from 8:45-10:15 am Hawaii time (2:45-4:15pm EST). For more information on this poster, stop by the Ameritox booth.
Dates: May 16-19, 2012
Location: Honolulu, HI
Web Site: www.ampainsoc.org/meeting/annual_12/
Schedule a meeting with an Ameritox representative
Are you attending the APS Annual Meeting? You can schedule a meeting in advance with an Ameritox representative. Representatives are available on May 16, 17, and 18 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Fill out the form below and a representative will contact you to confirm your meeting.