Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Aston Wan

Email: Aston.Wan@ health.qld.gov.au
MBBCh, MA GDMM, MClEpid, MPainMed, MHeadacheMed, FRACGP, FFPMANZCA, Director of Persistent Pain Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Metro South Health, Woolloongabba, QLD

GP pain management: What are the ‘Ps’ and ‘As’ of pain management?

The literature shows that GPs have low satisfaction in treating patients with chronic pain and only 34% of primary care physicians felt comfortable in managing these patients.2,4 Many GPs feel that...

Unravelling the efficacy of antidepressants as analgesics

Chronic pain is reported in 17.1% of males and 20.0% of females in Australia. Having chronic pain is significantly associated with older age, female gender, lower levels of completed education and...


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