AAPM


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

AAPM

American Academy of Pain Medicine.
References in periodicals archive ?
In crafting the position paper, AAPM physicians pointed to evidence that methadone, the medication long associated with addiction treatment, contributes disproportionately to opioid-related poisoning deaths when prescribed for pain.
Kurtzman and other IsoRay Medical executives will be on hand at the IsoRay Medical booth during this year's meeting, which organizers expect to be the most highly attended AAPM meeting to date.
To compare naturally occurring radiation with that emitted by airport scanners, AAPM convened a volunteer task force comprised of medical physicists from the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, Davis who donated their time.
13 Miller says the FDA is making progress on the initiative by working with industry on new equipment safety features, working with AAPM and others to establish "reasonable scan protocols and standardize imaging terminology," devising safety checklists for CT operators, and funding efforts to improve Training for equipment operators involved in pediatric CT imaging, among other activities.
has contracted with John to host their evening reception at the 2010 AAPM show in Philadelphia.
AAPM Task Group 23 of the Diagnostic Imaging Council CT Committee.
Chou, scientific director of the Oregon Evidence-Based Practice Center at OHSU, which collaborated with the APS and AAPM over 2 years on the guidelines.
AAPM originally brought the suit because it wanted its members to be able to advertise that they are "board certified" in pain management based on the group's own certification process.
Optional add-on packages allow medical physicists and quality assurance managers to calibrate the performance of their displays against a industry standards such as AAPM and DIN.
Data presented at AAPM reinforce the benefits of the CyberKnife System's non-coplanar beam delivery in ensuring maximal dose distribution precision while minimizing dose to surrounding healthy tissue and organs," said Calvin Maurer, Ph.
Sullivan calls this "troubling gap," the AAPM to date has spent roughly $100,000 on a new initiative called TOP MED (Topics on Pain Medicine) that it plans to make available to all students next year.