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Podcast episode 36: Approaching difficult conversations with patients about opioid use

  • 9 December 2021
  • Podcasts

Podcast episode 36: Approaching difficult conversations with patients about opioid use

  • 9 December 2021
  • Podcasts

In this episode, NPS MedicineWise medical advisor Dr Caroline West speaks with Dr Richard O’Regan, an addiction medicine consultant with the Royal Perth Bentley Group about opioid addiction and how to have those very useful, but sometimes very difficult, conversations with patients.


Further reading

NPS MedicineWise:  https://www.nps.org.au/news/high-risk-opioid-use-10-things-you-need-to-know

Choosing Wisely:  https://www.choosingwisely.org.au/resources/consumers-and-carers/patient-guide-to-managing-pain-and-opioid-medicine