Australian Prescriber reviews the Pain and Analgesia guidelines

In the latest podcast from Australian Prescriber, Dr Justin Coleman interviews Dr Chris Hayes. Dr Hayes is the Director of the Hunter Integrated Pain Service and a specialist pain medicine physician.

They discuss situations encountered by primary care practitioners, including:

  • sociopsychobiomedical (biopsychosocial) factors that affect the pain experience and can be targets for treatment
  • assessing a patient with pain
  • different types of pain – nociceptive, neuropathic and nociplastic
  • chronic pain management
  • deprescribing strategies

You can listen to the podcast here.

This is just one of a series of podcasts from Australian Prescriber reviewing the latest updates to Therapeutic Guidelines. Catch up by visiting the links below:

Published 27/07/2021