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Dealing with children’s pain is complex and not just a matter of assessing and treating them like a small adult When it comes to children’s pain management, the accurate assessment of …

Back pain is likely to be underreported, say US researchers, despite findings that more than a quarter of working adults have some form of lower back pain The researchers say …

Ben Basger takes a look at the drug-related consequences of back pain treatment You might be interested to know about the types of people who presented to the accident and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effects of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health A systematic review and meta-analysis suggests that vitamin D supplementation does not prevent …

Migraine costs sufferers and their families more than $2.2 billion of health systems costs every year A new report has estimated, for the first time, the economic burden caused by …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Second-generation antipsychotics in children Second generation antipsychotics such as clozapine, risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine pose a serious risk to …

Karalyn Huxhagen unpicks the ways in which pharmacists should be utilised in residential aged care… with appropriate remuneration The recent announcement of the Royal Commission into Aged Care facilities is …

What do you know about medication overuse headache? Ben Basger delves into the issue This is headache in people who overuse analgesia, where the analgesia leads to the paradoxical effect of …

One in seven Australians prescribed pregabalin are at risk of misusing the substance, new research has shown Conducted by researchers at the NSW Poisons Information Centre, the University of Sydney …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Effect of cannabis use in people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed opioids Findings from a 4 year prospective Australian …

This is just one of the many responses to Chronic Pain Australia’s 2018 National Pain Survey, released for the start of National Pain Week People living with chronic pain rely …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Patient considerations in the treatment of COPD: focus on the new combination inhaler fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol The pharmacological treatment for stable COPD …