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Other Pain relief modules
Guideline debrief: neuropathic pain (1.5 CPD hours)
Self-management in persistent pain (1 CPD hour)
Key questions on palliative care (1.5 CPD hours)
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Key questions on analgesia in palliation
This module discusses the latest in managing pain in palliative care patients, including:
- Getting 'value' from the WHO analgesic ladder
- Self-help strategies and psychological interventions
- Initiating and adjusting opiate prescribing
- Non-cancer palliative care prescribing
Professor Michael Bennett is a professor of palliative medicine at St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds.
Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP in Stockport, Greater Manchester