Provocation Discography

Description
Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures. Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

Authors
Fred DeFrancesch, MD; Milton H. Landers, DO, PhD; Kevin Martinez, MD; George Rappard, MD; Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society‚Äôs Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee   

Copyright
Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

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

  • List contraindications to the procedure, and
  • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

Author Disclosures Information 
RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
Fred DeFrancesch, MD
Nothing to disclose

Milton H. Landers, DO, PhD
Nothing to disclose

Kevin Martinez, MD
Ownership in a commercial interest: Discgenics

George Rappard, MD
Nothing to disclose

Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
Nothing to disclose

Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
Nothing to disclose

OTHER DISCLOSURES
Fred DeFrancesch, MD
Stock ownership: Mutual funds
Speaker: Depomed
Expert witness: IME
Position in physician society/association: SIS
Travel expenses: SIS
Entertainment and Social Event Courtesies: Various pharma and SIS functions

Milton H. Landers, DO, PhD
Ownership: Midwest Surgery Center
Position in physician society/association: SIS

Kevin Martinez, MD
Advisory committees or review panels: Louisiana Workers Compensation, Medical Advisory Committee
Position in physician society/association: SIS

George Rappard, MD
Expert witness: Multiple plaintiff firms.
Position in physician society/association: NASS, SIS

Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
Position in physician society/association: World Institute of Pain
Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
Nothing to disclose

References
References are provided within the PDF.

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 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Activity Release: 8/14/2020
Date of Activity Expiration: 8/13/2023

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