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Published: 10 May 2013

156 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199678075

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Opioids in Non-Cancer Pain

Second Edition

Cathy Stannard, Michael Coupe, and Tony Pickering

Oxford Pain Management Library

  • An easily accessible pocketbook covering the current guidance on prescribing opioids for long-term pain management
  • Helps clarify for prescribing professionals the many misconceptions about the use of opioids
  • Explores the legal and ethical issues relating to controlled drug prescribing to support responsible and safe prescribing for patients
  • Thoroughly updated to reflect the increase in opioid prescibing
  • Covers the emerging field of pharmacogenomics
  • New chapters also include a history of opioids and an international perspective on prescribing trends

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