A Victorian neurologist has made fresh calls for greater hospital and patient engagement in evidence-based headache care after his research showed Australia’s emergency departments are one of the world’s biggest opioid prescribers for primary headache. Migraine Foundation Chair Professor Tissa Wijeratne co-studied headache-related opioid use in 4,536 patients presenting to 57 hospitals across Australia, New ...
Headache: Australia takes the podium for inappropriate opioid prescribing
By Natasha Doyle
14 Oct 2021