5 August 2015

Rural Health welcomes:

  • Dr Stephanie Davies, Pain Medicine Physician, WA Specialist Pain Services
  • Dr Max Majedi, Pain Medicine Physician, WA Pain Management Centre, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Dr George O'Neil, Medical Director, Fresh Start Recovery Programme

Topics presented include:

  • Indications for opioid analgesia
  • How opioids work
  • Problems with opioids
  • Alternatives to opioids
  • Controversies about Naltrexone implants and their effectiveness and side effects
  • Dealing with patients requesting opioids