Physiology of Pain
A guest lecture on “Physiology of Pain” was organized on 5th April 2019 by the Department of Physiology. Guest speaker on the occasion was Dr. Sudhakar H.H., Professor and Head, Department of Physiology, KIMS, Bengaluru. After the inaugural session, speaker started the scientific session with definitions of pain and he explained about the specialties of pain sensation and also about mediators of pain. The speaker also described the pain pathway in detail. After a brief recess, 2nd scientific session started with an activity for audience on rating pain using visual analog scale. Dr. Sudhakar described the different analgesic systems and positive distractions to reduce pain. The session ended with few famous quotes on pain.