SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARUP Laboratories, a leader in pain management and diagnostics, is participating and presenting at PAINWeek, September 47 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
PAINWeek is the nation's largest pain conference for frontline clinicians who specialize in pain management. The event is widely attended by physicians, nursing professionals, physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, and psychologists, with more than 1,800 professionals expected to be in attendance this year.
"Our involvement at PAINWeek is an opportunity to support the pain management community and to share our new methods, research, and most recent findings in pain management diagnostics and service," said Edward Ashwood, MD, ARUP president and CEO.
ARUP's Pain Management Division consists of experts who are faculty members at the University of Utah School of Medicine and provide a full range of consultative and diagnostic services, including drug screen panels and professional consultation. For more information regarding ARUP's pain management services, visit ARUP's pain management page.
ARUP's medical director of toxicology will present twice at the conference. Visit the ARUP at PAINWeek page for specifics regarding Gwen McMillin, PhD, and her presentations, which focus on the role of pharmacogenetics and quantitative urine drug testing in the management of chronic pain patients.
Founded in 1984, ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. ARUP offers more than 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP serves clients across the United States, including many of the nation's top university teaching hospitals and children's hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, group purchasing organizations, military and other government facilities, and major clinics. In addition, ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology®.
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