Chronic non-cancer pain can have significant effects on a patient's physical and psychological wellbeing, and requires multimodal and multidisciplinary management approaches tailored to the individual patient. This module explores the process of creating individualised management plans using non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches where appropriate.
While osteoporosis affects men as well as women, men are less likely to receive medical treatment for their condition compared to women. This education covers osteoporosis testing and diagnosis in men, and explores their treatment and management strategies.
Pharmacological therapy is a widely used management method for osteoporosis, but it requires the choice of medication to be individualised to each patient and strict patient adherence to their treatment program. This education explores pharmacological treatment strategies for post-menopausal women with a diagnosis of osteoporosis.
Dr Chris Chin introduces a non-pharmacological technique to assist patients with osteoarthritis in their daily lives.