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Interventional Procedures for Pain Relief

Interventional Procedures for Pain Relief

Interventional Procedures for Pain Relief

Udaya Chakka and Paul Wilkinson
Udaya Chakka and Paul Wilkinson
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 20 Jun 2018
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Last updated: 22 Jun 2018

Reference: 190154

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This session covers some of the most important techniques of interventional procedures and defines their role in contemporary pain practice.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the use of injections for spinal problems
• Recognize when to use stellate ganglion and lumbar sympathetic blocks
• Describe the use of spinal column stimulation
• Describe the use of intrathecal therapy
• Identify useful additional injection treatments
Udaya Chakka and Paul Wilkinson

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Udaya Chakka and Paul Wilkinson
on behalf of Health Education England

Udaya Chakka -
Advanced Pain Trainee, Northern Deanery

Uday is a specialty trainee in Anaesthetics in the Northern Deanery where he has recently completed Advanced Pain Training.

He is keen to pursue his career in both anaesthetics and pain medicine.

Prior to emigration to the UK, he was trained in Anaesthesia in India, having achieved a Masters in Anaesthesia (MD). He also completed a Post-Doctoral Certificate Course in Cardiothoracic and Neuro-anaesthesia in India.

Uday is a keen teacher and has been involved in many teaching activities throughout his training.

Outside of medicine, his interests include spending time with family, listening to Indian classical music and exploring nature.

Uday is a content author for the e-PAIN project.

Paul Wilkinson -
Consultant and Lead Physician, Newcastle Pain Management Services

Paul started as a GP, trained in anesthesia and then developed his sub-specialist interest in pain management. His interests are in education, rehabilitation and clinical legal issues.

His higher education degree involved the application of cognitive models to capture collaborative interdisciplinary learning in complex group-orientated tasks.

He is an acting member of standards committee of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of Royal College of Anaesthetists, Chair of Clinical-Legal Issues in Pain group of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), Co-opted member of the Educational SIG of IASP, Editor of IASP Educational Newsletter, Co-optee of the Educational Specialist Interest Group (SIG) of the British Pain Society (BPS) and linkman to the Educational IASP SIG, and Chair of the Pain Management Programme SIG for the BPS. He is a Moderator for Cardiff University for the national Pain degree and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Paul is a module editor on the e-PAIN project.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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