Transdermal fentanyl in uncontrolled cancer pain: titration on a day-to-day basis as a procedure for safe and effective dose finding — a pilot study in 20 patients

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All communications on the use of transdermal fentanyl as well as the recommendations of the manufacturer include the direction that patients should be titrated with a short-acting narcotic to control their cancer pain before they are converted to a fentanyl transdermal therapeutic system (TTS). We investigated the possibility of avoiding this titration… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00572094

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@article{Korte1994TransdermalFI, title={Transdermal fentanyl in uncontrolled cancer pain: titration on a day-to-day basis as a procedure for safe and effective dose finding — a pilot study in 20 patients}, author={Wolfang Korte and Rudolf Morant}, journal={Supportive Care in Cancer}, year={1994}, volume={2}, pages={123-127} }