Airing Pain 106: Pain Education for Doctors, Patients, and Parents

What can be done to implement better pain education for doctors, patients and parents, and trusting your pharmacist when in doubt. This edition has been funded by Pain Concern supporter and cyclist Ade and The Sackler Trust According to the British Pain Society, doctors and other heal
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Treatment with opioids not superior to treatment with non-opioid medications – Study

A study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that treatment with opioids was not superior to treatment with non-opioid medications in patients with chronic back pain, hip or knee osteoarthritis pain. You can find the full study here: http://ow.ly/veOf30iO
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‘Growing problem’ of addiction to prescription drugs probed – BBC article

Public Health England is launching a review into “growing problem” of prescription drug addiction. The review, which will take a year, will cover: sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs known as benzodiazepines and z-drugs (zolpidem and zopiclone) painkillers called opioids, pre
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Transcript – Programme 6: Pacing and arthritis

How pacing can help people with pain regain control, plus arthritis myth-busting, the future of pain management in the UK and a Q&A session on pain relief
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Transcript – Programme 53: Headaches, chilli pepper patches, and the placebo effect

For a PDF of this transcript please click here.  Investigating the diagnoses of headaches, and the benefits of topical and placebo treatments for chronic pain.  Paul Evans meets Dr Paul Davies, a Consultant Neurologist from Northampton General Hospital, who explains that whilst most h
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Transcript – Programme 52: Better care for people in pain

For a PDF of this transcript please click here. How to ensure people in pain get the best treatment: a new guideline for chronic pain in Scotland. At the launch of a new guideline on treatment of chronic pain in Scotland, Paul Evans speaks to patients and healthcare professionals abou
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Trawsgript – Airing Pain (Sôn am Boen) Rhaglen 48: Nyrsio tu hwnt i gyffuriau

Sut gall nyrsus ddefnyddio therapi ymlacio, tylino, aciwbigo ac empathi i helpu pobl reoli eu poen
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Transcript – Airing Pain Programme 48: Nursing beyond drugs

How nurses can use relaxation therapy, massage, acupuncture and empathy to help people manage their pain
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Transcript – Programme 46: Post-herpetic neuralgia and migraine

Busting some myths about shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia, and the dos and don’ts of managing migraines
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