Pain

9th November 2023

Opioid conversion

Resources for clinicians to tackle tricky opioid dose conversions.

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4th November 2023

Neuropathic pain: Information for clinicians

Diagnosis and treatment of nerve pain, and when to seek specialist advice

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4th May 2023

Starting a syringe pump: Information for clinicians

How do I decide when it is appropriate to start a syringe pump? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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20th April 2023

How to assess a patient in pain towards the end of life: Information for clinicians

An initial approach to assessing physical pain in palliative care

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1st February 2023

Assessment of abdominal pain in patients with cancer: Information for clinicians

How should I best assess abdominal pain in a patient with advancing cancer? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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6th January 2023

Prescribing medication via a syringe pump

Information for clinicians on how to prescribe medication to be delivered via syringe pumpĀ using a MAAR chart.

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8th October 2022

Anticipatory Prescribing: Information for clinicians

How to prescribe symptom control medicines for people in the last days of life

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22nd June 2022

Referred pain: Information for clinicians

What patterns of referred pain do you commonly see? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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17th May 2022

Assessing cancer pain

A pragmatic approach to assessment and treatment in the community

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16th May 2022

Starting morphine: Information for clinicians

How do I decide when it is appropriate to start strong opioids? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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