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Research Opportunity: Clinical Observation, Management, and Function of low back pain Relief Therapies

University of Sydney researchers are inviting GP practices to participate in the NHMRC-funded COMFORT clinical trial, which will evaluate a care model for low back pain.

The study compares two ways of prescribing an opioid medicine for people with back pain. The first is the traditional way GPs carefully prescribe this medicine, and the second offers patients other pain relief options in addition to the opioid.

Participating practices will be randomly allocated to deliver usual care, or the COMFORT intervention.

If you are a GP interested in participating, please contact the study team at COMFORT@sydney.edu.au to join us in advancing medical research and improving patient outcomes.

For further information refer to the Participant Information Statement or the GP Practice Letter. Contact Research Assistant, Sarah Diprose at sarah.diprose@sydney.edu.au for further details.

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