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2017-06-29 PAIN OUT newsletter June 2017

Enjoy reading the latest PAIN OUT newsletter!

2017-06-29 New publication:

No Clinical Difference Comparing General, Regional, and Combination Anesthesia in Hip Arthroplasty: A Multicenter Cohort-Study Regarding Perioperative Pain Management and Patient Satisfaction

Felix Greimel, MD, Guenther Maderbacher, MD, Florian Zeman, Joachim Grifka, MD, Winfried Meissner, MD, Achim Benditz, MD

The Journal of Arthroplasty,

2017-06-19 Server Maintenance

Due to technical reasons, the PAIN OUT database and benchmark server will be temporarily down on 19th/20th June 2017.

Sorry for the inconvenience!

2017-06-06 PAIN OUT on Euroanaesthesia Congress

Press release about PAIN OUT poster:

Poster - Pain in elderly patients

2017-02-20 An initiative assisting healthcare providers optimize management of postoperative pain in Europe

Join a challenging project to improve management of your patients’ perioperative pain!

The European Pain Federation (EFIC) and PAIN OUT invite healthcare providers -anesthesiologists or surgeons or nurses - treating patients undergoing surgery to apply for participation in a project which aims to improve management of perioperative pain in European hospitals.

2016-11-17 Newsletter November 2016

Recent news about the PAIN OUT project can be found here: Newsletter_Nov2016.pdf

2016-08-24 New Features in the PAIN OUT Data Base

A - Project Phase Variable

You can find this field in the "Screening" tab while entering data. Here you can enter any number that represents the phase of a project you are in. E.g., you could collect data in phase 1, then implement changes in medications, and collect data afterwards in phase 2 in order to assess the effects. If you do not need this field, simply leave it empty.

B - Sending the Questionnaire via Email

2016-08-23 PAIN OUT on the 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama

  The PAIN OUT project will be featured on a number of events at the 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama (26 - 30 September 2016).


General information about the congress can be found here:

2016-04-29 New publication:Inter-Hospital Variability of Postoperative Pain after Tonsillectomy

New publication based on QUIPS data:

Inter-Hospital Variability of Postoperative Pain after Tonsillectomy: Prospective Registry-Based Multicentre Cohort Study

Orlando Guntinas-Lichius*, Katharina Geißler, Marcus Komann, Peter Schlattmann, Winfried Meissner

PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0154155 April 27, 2016

2016-04-04 Publication: Open versus Laparoscopic Surgery

New PAIN OUT publication:

Open versus Laparoscopic Surgery: Does the Surgical Technique Influence Pain Outcome? Results from the PAIN OUT registry

by Renee Allvin, Narinder Rawal, Eva Johanzon and Ragnar Bäckström from Örebro, Sweden