A message from Australian Doctor's editor
Chronic pain is an important area of care for all GPs and so Australian Doctor has partnered with Pfizer Australia to create a website that offers easy access to a host of must-read articles, education and resources on the topic. This unique site includes all the latest news, clinical features, quizzes and How to Treats on chronic pain that have been independently written and produced by Australian Doctor, alongside informative articles and resources specifically developed for GPs with sponsorship from Pfizer.
Two ingenious drugs have been added to the opioid armamentarium.
New practical tool to help GPs create individualised management plans
The MBS Review is set to consider items specific to pain management
Pain expert Professor Michael Cousins shares 8 novel treatments for neuropathic pain
How GPs can help 24% of injured workers back to work and avoid long-term chronic pain
Expert says neuropathic pain has a narrow definition and excludes a large group of patients
A PET scan of the brain showing the concentration of opioid receptors from red (highest) through yellow and green to blue (lowest). Photo: Science Photo Library