1. The Knife


    from Colm Quinn Added 1,258 18 5

    A study on the isolation of living with neuropathic pain, focusing on the story of Dr. Annette Hunter who resides in Donegal, Ireland. Made as part of "Reeling in the Pain" - Neuropathic Pain Awareness Campaign 2009. Honourable Mention - Galway Film Fleadh 2009. Screening "This is our World" - Cork Film Festival 2009.

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    • GP Case Discussion


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      Dr Chris Barker, is a general practitioner with a special interest in pain and Associate Specialist in Pain Medicine, Merseyside. He is an honorary lecturer at Cardiff University and is a key opinion leader in primary care pain management. He presents a primary care case study and discusses the difference between acute and chronic pain, evidence based treatment and what to do when management goes wrong.

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      • Opioidphobia


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        Dr. Steve Allen is a consultant in chronic pain medicine. Steve examines the fears that practitioners have in prescribing opioids, why is it that we are not using them as well as we should and perhaps as often as we should. He looks at issues such as tolerance, dependency and addiction and offers practical solutions in overcoming such barriers.

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        • Opioids, Immune and Endocrine Function


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          Dr. Joan Hester is a consultant in pain medicine, King’s College London and is a past president of the British Pain Society. Her talk examines the evidence surrounding the long term effects that opioids have upon the endocrine and immune functions. In a recent study it is estimated that only 10% of those prescribing long term opioids consider these effects, so if you are one of the remaining 90% this may be of interest to you.

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