Therapeutics

Therapeutics

Moheb GaidRehabilitation after Lower Limb Loss
Moheb Gaid (Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine)

Moheb Gaid's lecture is a comprehensive review of how lower limb amputees are rehabilitated with prosthetics, above and below knee. The science has dramtically changed in recent years and Moheb outlines the essential features that will enable GPs to update their knowledge. The emphasis is on enabling patients to have replacement limbs rather than artificial ones.

Discussing the problems associated with replacement limbs, Moheb spends some time discussing the problem of phantom limb pain and how it is managed.

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Craig JacksonWork Related Stress
Craig Jackson (Professor of Occupational Health Psychology)

Craig Jackson is Professor of Occupational Health Psychology at Birmingham City University. This lecture is all about work-related stress and what can be done in Primary Care to help manage it.

The problem is, as we are all aware, of immense importance. Professor Jackson is a renown expert on stress and his lecture is a fascinating introduction to the subject, condensing a very large subject into an easily digestible overview. This is a lecture that will inform and stimulate.

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Willy NotcuttPain Management
Willy Notcutt (Consultant in Pain Management)

Willy Notcutt is a consultant anaesthetist and pain management specialist. He has been interested in the management of pain for the whole of his medical career. This lecture is a masterclass in understanding pain.

Willy starts by discussing the science of pain, looking at the different types of pain that exist and the pathophysiology that underpins them. His talk is very much an overview of the subject, and as he talks we can understand how deep the subject is.

He discusses pain management in broad terms and then deals with non-opiod and opioid therapy.

This lecture is action-packed. If you watch it once you will simply have to watch it again, as there are just so many ideas here that will need reflection. Think of this as a springboard, from which to launch your further search for more understanding.

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Phil WilkinsPain in Palliative Care
Phil Wilkins (Palliative Care Consultant)

Phil Wilkins is a Consultant in Palliative Care who works at the Norfolk and Norwich hospital as well as at the Priscilla Bacon Lodge Hospice, a specialist centre for palliative care. His lecture on pain management recorded here is an overview of pain management in palliative care and in advanced diseases generally. The subject is vast, and this lecture will provide you with an essential update.

Phil discusses the general concept of pain first, deals with opiate management in some depth and then discusses adjuvant therapies and treatments for neuropathic pain.

This will be a lecture that you will bring up on screen at regular intervals, as you look into different aspects of your patients management needs.

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