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Pain medicine essentials: Apps & podcasts

This page displays apps and podcasts related to Pain medicine.

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Audio-Digest (Audio lectures)

Keep up-to-date on the latest anaesthesia and pain medicine research and practice, in your car, office, home, gym or while travelling.

Audio-Digest provides instant online and mobile access to 371 accredited audio lectures and board reviews presented by experts from leading institutions, bringing clinicians a convenient continuing medical education (CME/CE) experience.
  • Each lecture includes:
    • Objectives and accreditation information
    • Pre-test questions (and answers)
    • Written summary and readings
    • Post-test questions (and answers)
    • Evaluation form
  • Automatically synchronizes your progress across your computer and your smart device
  • A mobile app is available for Apple iOS and Android

See our dedicated Audio-Digest guide for further information including full access details.



PalliMEDS is a free app to support the clinical knowledge of health professionals who prescribe palliative care medicines or care for people at their end of life.

This reference tool can be searched by information, symptom or medication. It contains prescribing information for medicines endorsed by the Australian & New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine and associated recommendations from Australian Therapeutic Guidelines on palliative care.

See this app review for more information about palliMEDS. 

Opioid Calculator app by ANZCA

The Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA has developed a smart phone application designed to calculate dose equivalence of opioid analgesic medications. 

See  this website for more information about this app.

Podcast: Benefit versus severe side effects of opioid analgesia

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