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Opioids in cancer pain [electronic resource] / edited by Karen Forbes.

Contributor(s): Forbes, Karen.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Oxford pain management library: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (ix, 154 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780191575181 (electronic bk.); 0191575186 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cancer pain -- Chemotherapy | Opioids -- Therapeutic use | Pain -- drug therapy | Analgesics, Opioid -- therapeutic use | Neoplasms -- complications | Pain -- etiology | MEDICAL / Pain Medicine | MEDICAL / Psychiatry / PsychopharmacologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Opioids in cancer pain.DDC classification: 615/.7822 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The principles of management of pain due to cancer / Karen Forbes -- The range of treatments for pain due to cancer / Peter Hoskin -- The development and efficacy of the WHO analgesic ladder / Augusto Caraceni, Stefan Grond -- Opioid receptors / Catherine E. Urch -- Starting opioids for moderate to severe pain : talking to the patient / Karen Forbes, Colette Reid -- Principles of opioid titration / Marie Fallon, Sandra McConnell -- Management of adverse effects / Marie Fallon, Sandra McConnell -- Morphine / Marie Fallon, Sandra McConnell -- Oxycodone / Collette Reid, Eija Kalso -- Hydromorphone / Naeem Ahmed, Catherine E. Urch -- Methadone / Matt Makin -- Other alternative oral opioids / Matt Makin -- Transdermal opioids / Luke Feathers, Christina Faull -- Other routes of opioid administration / Giovambattista Zeppetella -- Spinal opioids / Karen H. Simpson, Ganesan Baranidharan -- Parenteral opioids / Jeremy R. Johnson -- Opioids in special circumstances / Fliss Murtagh, Polly Edmonds, Chris Farnham -- Appendix : dose converting when switching from oral morphine to transdermal fentanyl.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The principles of management of pain due to cancer / Karen Forbes -- The range of treatments for pain due to cancer / Peter Hoskin -- The development and efficacy of the WHO analgesic ladder / Augusto Caraceni, Stefan Grond -- Opioid receptors / Catherine E. Urch -- Starting opioids for moderate to severe pain : talking to the patient / Karen Forbes, Colette Reid -- Principles of opioid titration / Marie Fallon, Sandra McConnell -- Management of adverse effects / Marie Fallon, Sandra McConnell -- Morphine / Marie Fallon, Sandra McConnell -- Oxycodone / Collette Reid, Eija Kalso -- Hydromorphone / Naeem Ahmed, Catherine E. Urch -- Methadone / Matt Makin -- Other alternative oral opioids / Matt Makin -- Transdermal opioids / Luke Feathers, Christina Faull -- Other routes of opioid administration / Giovambattista Zeppetella -- Spinal opioids / Karen H. Simpson, Ganesan Baranidharan -- Parenteral opioids / Jeremy R. Johnson -- Opioids in special circumstances / Fliss Murtagh, Polly Edmonds, Chris Farnham -- Appendix : dose converting when switching from oral morphine to transdermal fentanyl.

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