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Review everyone on paracetamol for back pain, recommends NICE advisor

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Here's my advice. Prescribe paracetamol, but advise patient (and record in notes)'You should stop taking these if they don't help'. Then presumably we have covered all bases. I'm certainly going to avoid the alternative, i.e. when Mrs Jones comes for more paracetamol 'because they ease my back', I say to her 'No - you're wrong. NICE have assessed all the evidence and in fact those paracetamol are not working at all' What a joke!!!!!

Posted date

12 Apr 2016

Posted time

10:50am

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