HOW MANY INJURED CLIENTS ARE USING OPIOIDS TO MANAGE CHRONIC (NON CANCER PAIN)?
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: GOYAL, Sunita (Accident Compensation Corporation (New Zealand), Clinical Services Directorate (Corporate Clinical Advice), Wellington, New Zealand)
- Co-author(s): Sunita Goyal
The Accident Compensation of New Zealand provides a ‘no fault’ insurance coverage for all injuries caused by accident, treatment injury or gradual process conditions in New Zealand.
Chronic pain is a common outcome after injury. The pharmaceutical team in ACC identified that many injured clients appeared be taking opioids, long term, to manage.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.