Almost half of GP patients prescribed fentanyl have been prescribed other opioids on the same day despite the risk of…
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A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association last month highlighted the potential pitfalls of tapering…
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Evidence supports doctors offering a trial of non-inhaled medicinal cannabis or cannabinoids for the treatment of chronic…
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The pain of coughing after abdominal surgery can be reduced using a bilateral flank compression manoeuvre, say the Japanese…
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Weaning patients off long-term high-dose opioids can increase their risk of overdose, depression and suicide, a large US…
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More than a third of chronic pain patients have asked a GP about medical cannabis as a treatment option, but many say they…
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The number of patients being prescribed opioids has risen 11-fold in the past two decades, but high-dose scripts have…
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