Opioids Compared With Placebo or Other Treatments for Chronic Low Back Pain: An Update of the Cochrane Review

@article{Chaparro2014OpioidsCW,
  title={Opioids Compared With Placebo or Other Treatments for Chronic Low Back Pain: An Update of the Cochrane Review},
  author={L. Chaparro and A. Furlan and A. Deshpande and A. Mailis-Gagnon and S. Atlas and D. Turk},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={556–563}
}
Study Design. Systematic review and meta-analysis. Objective. To assess the efficacy of opioids in adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP). Summary of Background Data. Opioids for CLBP has increased dramatically. However, the benefits and risks remain unclear. Methods. We updated a 2007 Cochrane Review through October 2012 of randomized controlled trials from multiple databases. Use of noninjectable opioids in CLBP for at least 4 weeks was compared with placebo or other treatments; comparisons… Expand
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