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pain management


By asking women how many days per month they suffer pain, you can differentiate between dysmenorrhoea alone (2–3 days) and complex central pain sensitisation (most days), says gynaecologist and pelvic pain …

Low back pain is leading cause of disability in the world, yet common treatments like paracetamol are ineffective, a wide-ranging review of the evidence has found Pharmacists will be no …

Their deadly risks need to be weighed against any benefit, write Wasim Awal, Griffith University; Christina Abdel Shaheed and Christopher Maher, University of Sydney Osteoarthritis is one of the leading …

A dismissive attitude towards period pain helps fuel late diagnosis and extended suffering from endometriosis, writes Jala Moushi Endometriosis is highly prevalent with 176 million women worldwide suffering from it, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular outcomes A systematic review and meta-analysis of nearly 150,00 people has concluded that omega-3 …

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 …

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. …