Research gaps on use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain: findings from a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine clinical practice guideline.

@article{Chou2009ResearchGO,
  title={Research gaps on use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain: findings from a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine clinical practice guideline.},
  author={Roger Chou and Jane C. Ballantyne and Gilbert Fanciullo and Perry G. Fine and Christine Miaskowski},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={147-59}
}
UNLABELLED Chronic noncancer pain is common and use of opioids is increasing. Previously published guidelines on use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain have been based primarily on expert consensus due to lack of strong evidence. We conducted searches on Ovid MEDLINE and the Cochrane databases through July 2008 to identify studies that addressed one or more of 37 Key Questions that a multidisciplinary expert panel identified as important to be answered to generate evidence-based… CONTINUE READING
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The use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain: Evidence review

  • R Chou, L Huffman
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