Multi-dimensional approach to manage pain effectively By Dr. Hassan Alrifai
This webinar on multi-dimensional pain management approach will address the complex nature of pain and its impact on the individual and their environment. Multi-dimensional approach can offer more options and flexibility for the patient and the clinician to choose the most suitable and effective interventions as well as contribute to the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the health care system. Additionally, it can foster the patient’s active involvement by empowering them in their own pain management and coping skills.
Lecturer: Dr. Hassan Alrifai (BMS, ATLS, BLS, MbBch, MSc.Ortho, ABHS) on Multi-dimensional approach to manage pain effectively.
Concomitant use of oral OTC analgesic and topical NSAIDs By Dr. Mary Suma Cardosa
Concomitant use of OTC analgesics is a common practice among patients with pain. HCPs also use a toolkit approach to manage pain. This webinar provides updates on the current guideline recommendation and advantages of using oral analgesics with topicals. It proves insights on how to use concomitant oral and topical OTC analgesics for optimal pain relief.
Lecturer: Dr. Mary Suma Cardosa [MBBS, MMed (Anaes), FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, FAMM, FAMS (Hon)] on Concomitant use of oral OTC analgesic and topical NSAID OTC.
Time: 12:00 – 13:30
*There will be Q&A time after the lecture.
Meet the speakers
Dr. Hassan Alrifai
(BMS, ATLS, BLS, MbBch, MSc.Ortho, ABHS).
Dr. Alrifai is a consultant orthopedic surgeon with more than 15 years of experience. He has recently been assigned as the Director of the Orthopedic training program at the Dubai Health Authority in March 2023. His key areas of interests include complex limb trauma management, joint replacement and related pain management, etc.
Dr. Alrifai will speak on Multi-dimensional approach to manage pain effectively.
Dr. Mary Suma Cardosa
[MBBS, MMed (Anaes), FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, FAMM, FAMS (Hon)]
Dr. Cardosa is a consultant pain specialist and a pioneer of pain management in Malaysia. She has set up the first acute pain service, multidisciplinary pain clinic and CBT pain management programs in the country. Her research interests include pain epidemiology, the application of CBT in an Asian population, and an impact of culture and ethnicity on pain.
Dr. Cardosa will speak on the concomitant use of oral OTC analgesic and topical NSAID OTC.
Day 2: Making pain management more inclusive
Webinar on how to improve the unequal pain care and outcomes that affect the healthcare ecosystem.
Day 3: Non pharmacological approaches to manage pain
Webinars on how non-pharmacological approaches in pain management can help provide holistic care.
This web lecture is
Free to watch
There will be time for Q&A after the lecture.
Free Download materials for patients