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Pain Management & Opioids

Understanding Pain

To better understand how pain work, please watch the following video.

Source: Understanding Pain (Whiteboard Medical Animation). A joint project between GP Access and the Hunter Integrated Pain Service. Published 2013. Standard YouTube License. Retrieved from youTube on July 22, 2016.

Understanding Opiate Use

For a better understanding of opiate use and how it affects your body, please watch the following video.
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This video is narrated by Dr. Mike Evans, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public health at the University of Toronto, staff Physician at St. Michael's Hospital, and Director of the Health Design lab at the LiKa Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital.

Source: Best Advice for People Taking Opioid Medications. © 2013 Health Knowledge Works Inc. and Mercury Films Inc. Retrieved from YouTube on July 22, 2016. 

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