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09 February 2008

136 Pages | 4 b/w illus. and tables

ISBN: 9780199231232

Bookseller Code (05)

Opioids in Non-Cancer Pain

First Edition

Cathy Stannard, Micheal H. Coupe, and Anthony Pickering

Oxford Pain Management Library Series

  • This is the only practical pocketbook specifically addressing the use of opioids in the treatment of persistent non-cancer pain
  • Highlights the potential benefits of opioid therapy as well as the problems that can occur
  • Emphasizes the need for careful evaluation of patients and encourages maintaining and continuing surveillance throughout treatment
  • Includes information regarding the legal and ethical issues relating to prescribing controlled drugs

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