In this episode, NPS MedicineWise medical advisor Dr Caroline West speaks to Dr Kate Annear, NPS MedicineWise medical advisor and Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe, GP, head of general practice at Notre Dame University, and chair of the New South Wales ACT faculty of the RACGP discuss the new oral antiviral COVID medications that have been provisionally approved for use.
This hub provides access to all NPS MedicineWise resources focused on pain management. One of the goals of pain management is to reduce the effect of pain on function and quality of life.
In this episode, NPS MedicineWise medical advisor Dr Caroline West speaks with Dr Richard O’Regan, an addiction medicine consultant with the Royal Perth Bentley Group about opioid addiction and how to have those very useful, but sometimes very difficult, conversations with patients.
Living with pain can be challenging. Finding the best possible management can also be challenging – because everyone experiences pain in a unique way. Hear more about the experiences of people living with pain and of healthcare professionals involved in pain management in the video series, Asking painful questions.
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