Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Simon Holliday

Email: simon@nunet.com.au
BMed, FAChAM, FRACGP, FACRRM, DA(UK), DipRACOG, GradDipA&DSt, is a general practitioner, Taree and staff specialist, Drug and Alcohol Clinical Services, Hunter New England Local Health District, Taree, New South Wales

Opioid use in chronic non-cancer pain Part 1 Known knowns and known unknowns

Indications and definitionsThe main indications for prescribing opioids are for the management of opioid dependency, acute pain, terminal pain and for CNCP.Opioid dependency has been treated with...

Opioid use in chronic non-cancer pain Part 2 Prescribing issues and alternatives

Case study 1Just before leaving work one Friday evening, your receptionist informs you that a short-acting oxycodone repeat prescription is required for a female patient, 74 years of age, who sees...


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