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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

2015-08-18 PAIN OUT meeting on EFIC congress

We kindly invite PAIN OUT and Quips partners as well as anyone interested to our PAIN OUT meeting on

efic 2015

Date: Thursday, 03 September 2015; 14:00 - 14:45 h
Place: Room 1, level 1- Congress Center Vienna

2015-07-14 PAINOUTinfant Symposium on Octobre, 2nd, 2015 in Berlin

Topic of the symposium is "Quality improvement in postoperative pain in pediatric patients".

Please download the program and details program.pdf

For registration, please write a mail to