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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