1st EFIC Topical Symposium - Acute and Chronic Joint Pain

Event date
September 21-23, 2016
Dubrovnik Palace Hotel
Short description

The European Pain Federation, EFIC®, is proud to announce its First Topical Seminar, on the theme of Acute and Chronic Joint Pain.

2016 is the European and Global Year against Joint Pain, and the meeting in Dubrovnik aims to consider the many recent developments in the understanding and treatment of joint diseases causing Pain and the overall management of such pain.



The scientific program is designed to meet the aims of EFIC®, which are “to advance the understanding of mechanisms, assessment, prevention and the treatment of pain»; it will consist of plenary sessions, workshops, seminars, free paper sessions and poster presentations.

The meeting will be held in conjunction with other global and European groups to broaden the appeal of the meeting and to extend our message.

The Symposium will be an important milestone for clinical scientists and practicing health care workers from all disciplines, that together will further the management and treatment of patients with joint pain.

Topics covered in the Symposium will include animal models of joint pain, inflammatory hyperalgesia, epidemiology and assessment of joint pain, back pain and the new NICE guidelines, acute joint pain and its management including pre and postoperative pain treatment, and all aspects of treatment of chronic joint pain now and in the future.

Participants from Category B Countries (among others: Bosnia & Herzegovina,  Kosovo*, Macedonia FYR, Montenegro, Serbia) and Category C Countries (among others: Albania) can benefit from a reduced Congress Fee.

Source: EFIC

Geographical focus
  • Croatia
  • International; Other
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Medical and Health Sciences
Event type
  • Conference in EU/international
  • Conference WBs

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on August 4, 2016
Modified on August 4, 2016