What is pain control for a perioperative patient? What is the ‘subacute period’ and do you incorporate it into your practice? How do we keep patients ‘opioid free’ once they leave our care? Furthermore – is the curriculum for medical professionals changing in light of the ‘opioid epidemic’?
The tide is undoubtedly turning, the conversation covers lots of good news related to a rising awareness of a very serious problem which includes a need to educate the public.
Desiree Chappell and Vicki Morton presenting, with their guests; Professor Padma Gulur, Anaesthesia and Executive Vice-Chair at Duke University and Dr Natasha Curran, pain medicine University College London Hospital (UCLH) and Medical Director at the Health Innovation Network.