logo October 2012
香港疼痛學會The Hong Kong Pain Society New Council 2011-2013
從中醫角度看 退化性膝關節炎
Anti-TNF-α therapy in Pain Management of Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the axial skeleton, peripheral joints and the entheses. It is characterized by inflammatory back pain and stiffness. In the later stage of the disease, radiographic sacroiliitis and spondylitis can be seen. Although other systemic manifestations, such as uveitis, may be the presenting condition, back pain is usually the major......

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Certificate Course on the Missing Pieces of Pain Puzzle

Through a series of interactive lectures, participants can gain an useful insight into the biopsychosocial model of chronic pain, and the needfor multidisciplinary approach in its management.

Lecture hours : Friday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dates : October 5-19, 2012 (Every Friday)
Location: Lecture Hall, 4/F., Duke of Wndsor Social Service Bldg., Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
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Interventional Pain Management for Chronic Facial Pain - Gasserian ganglion RF and Sphenopalatine ganglion RF.

Lecture hours : Friday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dates : November 23rd, 2012 (Friday)
Venue: Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Tai Po
Format: Live demonstration & discussion with experts
Registration Fee: Workshop only : HK$1,600
For ASM Delegates : HK$1,200
Facilitators: Prof Yong-Chul KIM (Korea)
Dr Soo-Young PARK (Korea)
Dr Ming-Chi CHU (Hong Kong)
Dr Grace HUI (Hong Kong)
Dr Sandy LAM (Hong Kong)
Dr Peggy LI (Hong Kong)
Dr HS Lim (Hong Kong)
Dr KF Tong (Hong Kong)

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3rd Multidisciplinary Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Symposium on Pain Management(MSK US PM) 2012
For Anaesthesiologists, Orthopaediac Surgeons, Pain & Rehabilitation Physicians, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Radiologists, Rheumatologists, Family & Sports Physicians, Nurses & Physiotherapists

Lecture hours : Friday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dates : December 7-9, 2012
(Symposium & Hands on Workshops)
Venue Hospital : Auditorium 4/F, Hong Kong Sanatorium & 2 Village Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

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Event Highlight
HKPS membership

There are many forms of membership plans for our society. Lifetime membership offers single time payment ($3000) and saves the trouble of annual renewal ($300). Benefits of members:

  • Discounted price on conferences and meetings
  • Conference grant
  • Regular newsletters

Please click on: http://www.hkpainsociety.org/ memberships.html for details and membership form.

IASP membership

IASP brings together scientists, clinicians, health care providers, and policy makers to stimulate and support the study of pain and to translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide. Founded in 1973, IASP is the world’s largest multidisciplinary organization focused specifically on pain research and treatment.

For more information, including the IASP Application for Membership, please visit: www.iasp-pain.org or contact them at iaspdesk@iasp-pain.org

Please visit www.hkpainsociety.org for details