State Medical Society of Wisconsin statement on the use of opioids for the treatment of chronic pain.

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    WMJ : official publication of the State Medical…

Abstract

In the last several years, health-policymakers, health professionals, regulators, and the public have become increasingly interested in the provision of better pain therapy and in the reduction of drug diversion and addiction. However, there is currently no nationally accepted consensus for the treatment of chronic pain not due to cancer. Moreover, the economic and social costs of chronic pain are substantial.

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@article{2001StateMS, title={State Medical Society of Wisconsin statement on the use of opioids for the treatment of chronic pain.}, author={}, journal={WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin}, year={2001}, volume={100 5}, pages={22-5} }