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The GP Show

Join GP and Medical Educator Dr Sam Manger MBBS BSc FRACGP FASLM covering a variety of topics with case studies, guideline reviews, guest interviews and more for medical doctors and allied health including general practitioners, family physicians, specialists, allied health, nurses, registrars/residents, medical students and anybody interested in health, science and medicine.

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Aug 15, 2017

Today we will cover opioid prescribing guidelines for chronic non-cancer non-palliative care pain in adults.  Enjoy!
•New codeine laws 2018
•Opioids prescription facts and harms
•Evidence for opioids
•Types of opioids and equivalence dosing
•Side effects – short and long term
•Initiating and ongoing presciprtion
•Break through pain management
•Aberrant behaviour management and assessment
•Follow up consideration
•Not  - opioid replacement therapy like methadone and suboxone