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What does APS stand for?

APS stands for American Pain Society

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Chronic pain in adolescents is a risk factor for suicide ideation, according to research by the American Pain Society, Glenview, Ill.
Phase III data on NasalFent confirming best-in-class profile to be presented at major scientific congresses Data from the phase III study 043 on NasalFent are to be presented at the American Pain Society (APS) on 7 and 8 May by Professor Allen Burton, Professor and Chair at the University of Texas and MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston, Texas, and at the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC) on 9 and 10 May by Dr Russell Portenoy, Chairman, Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York and Dr Donald Taylor, Medical Director and Anesthesiologist, Georgia Center for Cancer Pain Management & Palliative Medicine, Georgia.
A 1999 survey of 805 chronic pain patients conducted by Roper Starch for the American Pain Society and Jannsen Pharmaceutica found that roughly half of those with serious chronic pain could not find relief--and that the more severe the pain, the less likely it was to be alleviated.
The Hatch substitute is supported by the American Academy of Pain Management, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the Association of Pain Management Anesthesiologists, the American Pain Society, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists, as well as the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Hospice Association of America, to name only a few.
The standards are endorsed by the American Pain Society.