Talking to patients about codeine

STARTING THE CONVERSATION • What have you tried for your pain in the past? • Over the counter (OTC) codeine-containing

Nerve pain vs muscle pain: What’s the difference?

NERVE PAIN Affecting 6-10% of patients worldwide, neuropathic pain (NeP) represents an even greater burden than non-neuropathic chronic pain, significantly

Replay available for ‘Arthritic pain versus neuropathic pain’ webinar

His areas of research interests include acute pain management for the obstetric patient and the management of pain and sedation

Medical Chronicle and Adcock Ingram launch pain digibook

YOU CAN VIEW THE PAIN FOCUS DIGIBOOK AT THIS LINK.   CONTENTS 4 War on pain 7 Dealing with post-stroke

Muscle pain 101

Muscle pain at a very specific point may also occur as a result of a sudden tear in the muscle.

Codeine addiction concerns

While codeine has proven a highly successful ingredient, it is also addictive when not used correctly and is prone to

Pain: nociceptive vs neuropathic

CLASSIFICATION OF PAIN If we start with the concept of pain as a disease, then treatment begins with a pain

Quantum leap for amputees with phantom limb pain

PhD candidate Katleho Limakatso, assistant lecturer in the Chronic Pain Management Unit based in the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative

Regulation combats OTC codeine addiction

“It is important that South Africans are aware of the reasons behind the reduction in quantities of such medications that

The reality of palliation

A palliative medicine specialist, Dr Sue Walter has dedicated her life to a holistic approach to the treatment of patients

Adcock Ingram launches Versatis 5% medicated plaster

Dear Healthcare Professional, Adcock Ingram is pleased to announce the launch of the new Versatis® 5% lidocaine medicated plaster. Versatis®

Dangers of codeine addiction

Are your patients at risk of becoming addicted to a drug without even realising it?