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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)
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
Self-management in persistent pain
This module will guide you through what you can do to help patients self-manage pain, offering advice on:
- Metaphors to explain persistent pain concepts
- The difference between persistent and prolonged acute pain
- When is the best time to prescribe opiates
- How neuropathic pain may require special attention
This session was recorded at Pulse Live London 2015.
Dr Tim Williams is a GP principal and community pain specialist in Sheffield.