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World Institute of Pain: UCC pain management research

31 Aug 2020

UCC medical students Sinead Forde and David Reidy presented their work virtually at the prestigious World Institute of Pain Congress in Rome on August 26-29, 2020. Both research projects were supervised by Dr Dominic Hegarty , Pain Management Specialist at the Mater Private Hospital and Honorary Treasurer of the World Institute of Pain. Sinead’s work identified a close association between self-perceived disability outcomes and self-efficacy for function in patients with chronic low back pain. David’s work supports the inclusion of the Prescribing Skills Assessment tool in the pre-registration requirements for Irish medical students.

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine