Posts in tag

pain management


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 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reducing Medical Admissions and Presentations Into Hospital through Optimising Medicines (REMAIN HOME) Integrating pharmacists into 14 general practices to review medicine …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Migraine management Drugs can be used to treat acute migraine, or they can be used prophylactically to reduce the frequency and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Harms and benefits of sodium‑glucose co‑transporter 2 inhibitors Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors are oral glucose-lowering drugs that increase the urinary excretion …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Direct Challenges to Penicillin-Based Antibiotics in the Inpatient Setting Direct challenge (DC) is an emerging safe and effective alternative to penicillin …

TerryWhite Chemmart plans to drive consumer awareness of holistic pain management with a six-week campaign launching Thursday The launch precedes this year’s National Pain Week, which runs from July 22-28. …

New restrictions on opioids provide an excellent opportunity for pharmacists to raise awareness about dependence, naloxone and pain management, say stakeholders Commencing Monday, 1 June 2020, the PBS listings for …

No, the sky didn’t fall in, write Rose Cairns, University of Sydney and Nicholas Buckley, University of Sydney Fears switching the painkiller codeine to a prescription only medicine would lead …

Codeine sales and codeine-related poisoning calls have plummeted since the 1 February 2018 upschedule of low-dose codeine to Prescription Only New research led by the University of Sydney and published …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode In this large study of USA of administrative claims data, people receiving tramadol …

Painaustralia has launched its National Strategic Action Plan for Pain Management, highlighting that chronic pain can significantly impact individuals and their networks Millions of Australians live with ongoing persistent pain, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants in the elderly Response to antidepressants in the elderly varies widely from 45% to 80%, compared with 35% …