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Pain in Residential Aged Care Facilities - Management Strategies

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Other publications

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An Analysis of Multidisciplinary Staffing Levels and Clinical Activity in Australian Tertiarry Persistent Pain Services
Pain Medicine 2105; 16: 1221-1237
Suffering in Silence - Australia's unmanaged pain crisis
The Medical Journal of Australia, 02 April 2012, Volume 196, No 6 articles and editorials

  • Waiting in pain: a systematic investigation into the provision of persistent pain services in Australia
  • "Why is unmanaged pain still a problem?” Annette Katelaris, Editor, Editor’s choice article
  • "Outsmarting pain" article by Amanda Bryan
  • "Medical mentor interview with A/Prof Roger Goucke - reflects on his career in pain medicine" by Amanda Bryan





Acute Pain Management: Scientific Evidence Third edition 2010
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine Visit
IASP Publications
Click on the link for a list of IASP publications which you may like to purchase on line through IASP.
National Pain Strategy (Australia)
Full Strategy Document
Executive Strategy


IASP Declaration of Montreal
Declaration of Montreal Document
English Pain Summit Report 2012 - Putting Pain on the Agenda View

Pelvic Pain e-booklet by Dr Susan Evans and Ms Deborah Bush
Pelvic Pain SA - Multidisciplinary health care team for girls and women with pelvic pain

Pain Toolkit Booklet
Updated for Australia October 2014
AFP Australian Family Physician - Focus: Pain
March 2013 Vol 42(3) 81-160
ACI List of Chronic Pain Services in NSW - Partners in Pain Management Download

An Ongoing War
Fairfax media article, 14 September 2013 by Robert Milliken
Chronic pain from war injuries opening the way to new treatment

Chronic Pain - A Major Issue in Rural Australia
A Fact Sheet issued by the National Rural Health Alliance Inc in collaboration with Painaustralia, October 2013
ACI Pain Management Programs - Which Patient for Which Program?
A guide for NSW Tier 3 and Tier 2 public health facilities providing pain programs
Australian Medical Association (SA)
Key Priorities for Health: 2014 and Beyond, February 2014
Pain Toolkit Newsletter (UK)
Spring 2014 edition
NSW government leads way with launch of chronic pain website
Media release from Jillan Skinner MP, Minister for Health and Medical Research, 25 March 2014
Veterans' MATES (Medicines Advice and Therapeutic Education Services)
Information for health professionals and veterans provided by the Department of Veterans' Affairs in conjunction with the University of South Australia
  • Topic 27: Managing Constipation with Pain Medicines_JUN11
  • Topic 35: Neuropathic Pain_JUN13
  • Topic 38: Musculoskeletal Pain_MAR14

27_Veterans Brochure
27_Therapeutic Brief
35_Veterans Brochure
35_Therapeutic Brief
38_Veterans Brochure
38_Therapeutic Brief

Unrelieved pain: are we making progress? Shared education for general practitioners and specialists is the best way forward
By Michael Cousins and Lesley Brydon
The Medical Journal of Australia, 06 October 2014, Volume 201, No 7