Predictors of Pain Recurrence After Lumbar Facet Joint Injections

Review the journal article and evidentiary table that analyzes the methodology and findings of a study examining the predictors of pain recurrence after lumbar facet joint injections. The paper, Campos, W.K. et al. Predictors of Pain Recurrence After Lumbar Facet Injections, was critically reviewed by SIS Research Division members Drs. Joe Lee and Nathaniel M. Schuster.

Once you review the article and evidentiary table, you will be asked to complete a quiz to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.

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Educational Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Examine emerging literature to mitigate risks and to practice spine interventions safely and best protect patients
  • Discuss the application of evidence-based medicine principles to recent research findings
  • Apply research findings to the practice of ethical, evidence-based interventional spine care

Disclosure Information
RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
Joe Lee, MD
Nothing to disclose

Nathaniel M. Schuster, MD
Speaker: Eli Lilly and Co. (future)
Grant support: Eli Lilly and Co. (non-monetary assistance, no direct payment received)

OTHER DISCLOSURES
Joe Lee, MD
Position as proprietor: Joe Lee, MD, LLC
Stock ownership: Pfizer, TRowe Price Health Sciences Fund
Consultant: Advanced Medical Reviews, Prium, Consultant Veteran Evaluation Services, Consultant Dane Street
Travel Expenses: Veteran Evaluation Services 

Nathaniel M. Schuster, MD
Stock ownership: NociMeter
Any position in physician society/association: SIS, AAPM, AAN/AHS, NANS, ASRN, Pain Medicine Journal

Accreditation Statement
The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support
No commercial support was received for this activity.

Date of Activity Release:
 6/23/2020 
Date of Activity Expiration: 6/24/2022

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Predictors of Pain Recurrence After Lumbar Facet Joint Injections Quiz
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
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