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Opioids for Noncancer Pain: From Controversy to Consensus

Author(s):  Spanos Alan

Issue:  Mar/Apr 1998 - Pain Management
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Abstract:  Pharmacists have an important role in advocating that patients with chronic, severe pain be considered for long-term opioid therapy at adequate doses. This discussion covers the old and new schools of thought, misconceptions and the role of the compounding pharmacist.

Related Keywords: Addiction, Analgesia, Opioids, Pseudoaddiction

Related Categories: LEGAL, PAIN MANAGEMENT

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