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Common Chronic Pain Conditions 1 PHN, PDPN, TGN course for Medical Doctors

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Pain Medicine RCA, British Pain Society

This session describes the common chronic pain conditions of post-herpetic neuralgia, painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, HIV-related and AIDS-related pain and trigeminal neuralgia.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Identify the features of neuropathic pain in patients
  • Describe the aetiology and pathophysiology of conditions that may cause neuropathic pain
  • List the potential treatments appropriate to the management of conditions that may cause neuropathic pain

Post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN) and painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN) are the most common neuropathic conditions encountered in clinical practice and the prevalence of patients with PHN and PDPN is increasing due to an increase in disease prevalence.

Instructors / Speakers
Vinay S Anjana-Reddy,
Honorary Fellow in Pain Medicine at UCLH, London and Research Fellow at Barts Health NHS Trust, London

Since qualifying from Bangalore University, India in 2002, Vinay has worked in the specialties of general medicine, emergency medicine and anaesthetics and he is now working as a Fellow in pain medicine.

Vinay has completed advanced training in pain medicine and has a specialist interest in neuropathic and uro-genital pain.

Vinay is a content author with the e-PAIN project.

Common Chronic Pain Conditions 1 PHN, PDPN, TGN course for Medical Doctors
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Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
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