Surgeon as a Perpetual Learner: Nerve Cases I Have Learned Most From 1 Mackinnon SE1 Yee A1 February 14, 2016Disclosure: No authors have a financial interest in any of the products, devices, or drugs mentioned in this production or publication.This presentation was given at the 2016 American Society for Peripheral Nerve as part of a panel describing the experiences and cases that the panelists learned the most from. In this presentation, the primary author describes her experiences with the pain evaluation as one of the most essential tools for diagnoses patients with nerve injuries. Additional discussion on dealing with difficult patients and the utility of the scratch collapse test are included. Finally, the primary author discusses her experience with the controversy surrounding cumulative trauma disorder and the movement towards a new term called posture-related upper extremity pain (PRUEP).Keywords: pain managementexaminationdifficult patientsposture-related upper extremity painscratch collapse testpearls and pitfalls Presentation Table of Contents00:00:00 - Introduction00:01:05 - Overview00:01:18 - Pain Evaluation00:05:22 - Simplicity, Specificity, and Complexity within the Pain Evaluation00:06:42 - Too Many Questions00:10:11 - Neuroma Management00:14:39 - Dealing with Difficult Patients00:16:00 - Entitled Demanders00:17:05 - Help-rejecting Complainers00:17:30 - Self-destructive Deniers00:18:29 - Dependent Clingers00:19:22 - Scratch Collapse Test00:20:25 - Posture-related Upper Extremity Pain (PRUEP)00:24:20 - Conclusion You must login to view the full article and extended video on this page. Leave a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.