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Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 1999 Oct;43(9):909-17.

Opioid therapy of chronic pain: assessment of consequences.

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Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.


This paper will review what is known about key issues of importance in the clinical use of opioids for the treatment of intractable non-cancer related pain, and will attempt to describe the evolving areas of consensus among clinicians who treat pain and addiction regarding various aspects of use of opioids for the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain.

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