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Researcher: Veal, FC (Ms Felicity Veal)

Fields of Research

Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Sport and exercise nutrition
Geriatrics and gerontology
Aged health care
Other health sciences
Pharmaceutical sciences

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Other health
Human pain management
Health related to ageing
Preventive medicine
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Human biological preventatives
Inpatient hospital care
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A retrospective review of pain management in Tasmanian residential aged care facilities; BJGP Open
A systematic review of interventions to improve analgesic use and appropriateness in long-term care facilities; Journal of The American Medical Directors Association
A systematic review of opioid prevalence in Australian residential aged care facilities; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Author's Reply to Zekry and Inderjeeth: 'Pain in the Frail or Elderly Patient: Does Tapentadol Have a Role?'; Drugs Aging
Barriers to optimal pain management in aged care facilities: an Australian qualitative study; Pain Management Nursing
Does prescribing of immediate release oxycodone by emergency medicine physicians result in persistence of Schedule 8 opioids following discharge?; Emergency medicine Australasia
Pain and functionality following sternotomy: a prospective 12-month observational study; Pain Medicine
Pain in the frail or elderly patient: does tapentadol have a role?; Drugs and Aging
Pain intensity and pain self-management strategies following discharge after surgery: An Australian prospective observational study; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Pain should not be a normal part of ageing; Australian Pharmacist
Paracetamol and paracetamol toxicity
Paracetamol should remain the first line option for persistent pain; British Medical Journal
Persistent pain management in Australian general practice; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Pharmacological management of pain in Australian Aged Care Facilities; Age and Ageing
Subacute pain as a predictor of long-term pain following orthopedic surgery: an Australian prospective 12 month observational cohort study; Medicine
The management of pain in older people; Features and Assessments of Pain, Anaesthesia, and Analgesia
The Persistence of opioid use following surgical admission: an Australian single-site retrospective cohort study; Journal of Pain Research
Use of opioid analgesics in older Australians; Pain Medicine

Research Projects

Development of a non-invasive blood sampling technique to assess paracetamol toxicity severity and response to treatment; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Does hospital opioid prescribing increase the risk of chronic opioid use?; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Management of post-operative pain and the progression to persistent post-operative pain; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
A review of complex drug processes for the Department of Human Services

Research Candidate Supervision