Juliana Erthal

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BACKGROUND Despite opioid analgesics being essential for pain relief, use has been inadequate in many countries. We aim to provide up-to-date worldwide, regional, and national data for changes in opioid analgesic use, and to analyse the relation of impediments to use of these medicines. METHODS We calculated defined daily doses for statistical purposes(More)
www.thelancet.com Vol 388 August 13, 2016 657 1 Berterame S, Erthal J, Thomas J, et al. Use of and barriers to access to opioid analgesics: a worldwide, regional, and national study. Lancet 2016; 387: 1644–56. 2 International Narcotics Control Board. Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 1995: availability of opiates for medical needs. New(More)
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