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Prescribing opioids as part of rehabilitation

Dr Tim Williams explains the basis on which he would consider prescribing strong opioids – and when he would not.

 

This is ‘tip 9′ of Dr Tim Williams’ Ten Top Tips for GPs Towards Self-management of Persistent Pain – watch all ten top tips here.

This Clinician Resource was added in November 2017.

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