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Difficult Conversations and Decisions about prescribing drugs of dependence

We are working at a time of evolving evidence of benefits and harms, and changing community and professional expectations, around…

by Dr. Jon Cook MBBS, FRACGP, FAChAM, October 24, 2019

Opioids and the older-aged person.

Our ageing population presents challenges for doctors treating patients with opioids, including the opioid agonist therapy (OAT) agents, methadone and…

by , December 3, 2019

SafeScript provides opportunities to identify and properly manage problematic prescription drug use.

The prescription opioid crisis that originated in the USA has reached Victoria. In 2016 more patients died of prescription drug…

by Dr. Ferghal Armstrong, October 18, 2019