Seth and I do a quick overview of the challenges of managing chronic pain presentations in the EDHi there. A week ago, we read a tweet about the challenges of managing chronic pain presentations to the ED. I thought it was worthwhile having a discussion of the options in dealing with such presentations.
What we discuss:
- Harm minimisation strategy with limited prescribing
- Alternatives to opioids
- General approach to pain in the ED
- Systems in Australia and US to monitor drug addiction and seeking prescription drugs for illicit sale
- The repeat presenter
Now on to the Podcast
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