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Information for Healthcare Professionals
New - Chronic Pain Learning Series
A monthly programme of pain management topics and case discussions
The pain data website from Glasgow pain specialists has videos, LearnPro modules and an Opioid Calculator
Live Well with Pain, developed by clinicians, for clinicians to support patients towards better self-management long term pain.
The NSW Australian Pain Network has great healthcare professional info for assessment and management as well as loads of information for patients
Other sources of information
Australian Back Pain videos - It's very difficult to damage your back.
Tools to document pain assessment
Brief Pain Inventory
DN4 a short questionnaire that can aid diagnosis of neuropathic pain
PHQ 9 - for assessment of depression
GAD7 - for assessment of anxiety
Pain Catastrophising - it is natural to fear the worst, but feelings of helplessness, magnification and rumination can increase pain and disability
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