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chronic pain


Constipation is a common presentation in pharmacy, with many causes and different treatment and management options available, including diet and lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapies. The presenters of this two-episode podcast …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The Role of the Pharmacist in the Care of Patients with Chronic Pain Pharmacists across the healthcare continuum are well positioned …

How have changes to opioid prescribing affected some patients? Aili Langford, Carl Schneider, Christine Lin, and Danijela Gnjidic, from the University of Sydney, take a look Chronic pain affects about …

People with chronic pain have reported a significant worsening in their relationship with their pharmacist, according to the results of the National Pain Survey 2020 The results of the annual …

New research has found that one in five Australians aged 45 and over are living with persistent, ongoing pain – and this group is more likely to have been dispensed …

Extension granted to allow time to recruit more patients as slow uptake hampers beginning of Chronic Pain MedsCheck trial The Department of Health has granted an additional two months of …

Chronic pain patients tell pharmacists: we don’t want to be treated like addicts Kevin James had to give up his career as a full-time registered nurse due to crippling lower …

A pooled data analysis published in the BMJ has found that mindfulness meditation may help ease chronic pain  The analysis, published online in the journal Evidence Based Mental Health, indicates that …

Policy around chronic pain must be strongly influenced by the voices of those who matter most – those living with chronic pain themselves AJP spoke to Jarrod McMaugh, Melbourne community …

Several stakeholders have expressed concern about a newly documented rise in opioid use The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation, released on Tuesday, found that between 2013–14 and 2016–17 the …

New PBS data shows that opioid prevalence in Australia has increased since 2013, but incidence has decreased And in response, pain stakeholders have called for better access to multi-disciplinary treatments, …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced services have started under the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial Participating community pharmacies that have completed the required training will start recording trial services …