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Introduction to opioid pharmacology

In this video Dr Lesley Bromley gives a brief overview of some useful pharmacology principles for understanding how opioids exert their effects.

In this step, Dr Lesley Bromley, retired Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at University College London, introduces some of the pharmacological concepts you will need to better understand how opioid drugs exert their effects.

After watching the video, you have the option to read the accompanying steps where Harriet and Lesley will cover these concepts in more detail.

For those of you who feel that your knowledge of pharmacology does not require revision, you can consider proceeding directly to Step 2.6.

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