A Clinical Guide to Opioid Analgesia
by Perry G. Fine, Russell K. Portenoy
Publisher: McGraw Hill 2004
Number of pages: 135
The intent of this book is to help clinicians make practical sense of the varied and often conflicting issues (pharmacological, clinical, and regulatory) surrounding opioid pharmacotherapy, in order to promote the most healthful outcomes possible for patients in pain. The aim is to improve knowledge and skills related to both the principles of prescribing and the management of risk.
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