Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Brain and Pain: How We Can Better Manage Pain as a Fifth Vital Sign”



Date
November 5, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description
Dr. Szigethy will discuss strategies to assess pain and treatment options, including non-opioid medication and behavioral approaches. She will also discuss caveats of opioid use for chronic pain and strategies to better manage patients with chronic pain and addiction.