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Steps are being made towards access to morphine oral solution – and an announcement may be on its way in the near future Mundpharma has written to advise of an …

Women’s pain is often overlooked, says the Victorian government – and its decision to launch an inquiry has been welcomed by pharmacists The Listening to Women’s Voices survey showed that …

This podcast consists of two episodes. Episode 1 discusses the use of simple analgesics for self-limiting pain. Episode 2 discusses the management of fever and discomfort in infants and toddlers …

There is good evidence for the use of topical preparations to manage inflammation and pain in musculoskeletal conditions including soft tissue injuries; localised soft tissue rheumatism and localised forms of …

Misuse of analgesics has become a major concern in recent years, leading to the upscheduling of codeine in 2018, modified-release paracetamol in 2020, and now further potential changes to paracetamol …

For pharmacists to best support the safe and rational use of medicinal cannabis products, they must be equipped with the relevant knowledge not only about the clinical role of medicinal …

Neuropathic pain is a common component of a wide range of chronic pain states that can have profound negatives impacts on physical, psychological and social activities. By Debbie Rigby, advanced …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Long-term and serious harms of medical cannabis and cannabinoids for chronic pain A systematic review and meta-analysis of 39 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cannabis-Based Products for Chronic Pain A systematic review of 18 RCTs and 7 cohort studies has concluded that oral …

This article will define neuropathic pain, the various types of neuropathic pain syndromes and the efficacy of gabapentinoids in their treatment. It is essential pharmacists have strong foundational knowledge of …

This article discusses the importance of managing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) in primary care including the typical features that pharmacists should be aware of. It examines the role of pharmacotherapy …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Statin associated lower cancer risk and related mortality in patients with heart failure Patients with heart failure (HF) have …