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Other Pain relief modules
Guideline debrief: neuropathic pain (1.5 CPD hours)
Key questions on analgesia in palliation (1 CPD hour)
Self-management in persistent pain (1 CPD hour)
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 complex regional pain syndrome
This module will update your knowledge on the issues regarding complex regional pain syndrome, such as:
- How commonly it follows such conditions as myocardial infarction
- If there is any role for local treatments, such as selective nerve blocks or lidocaine patches
- Whether mental health issues contribute to the development of CRPS
- The role of complementary therapies in treatment
Mr Jeremy Field is a consultant orthopaedic and hand surgeon at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has a special interest in complex regional pain syndrome and has a master of surgery thesis on the condition.