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Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws

James Sciubba and Joel Epstein.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 3987 words.

Chapter 16 discusses bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws, and addresses that bisphosphonates are an important class of drugs in the management of bony ...

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Buprenorphine*

Mellar P. Davis.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 9017 words.

Chapter 12 discusses Buprenorphine, a methylvinyl ketone adduct of theobaine which was developed in the 1960s. It is classified as a partial mu agonist, but some refer to it ...

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Cancer pain and substance abuse

Kenneth L. Kirsh, Tatiana D. Starr, Lauren J. Rogak and Steven D. Passik.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 9460 words.

Chapter 30 discusses cancer pain and substance abuse, and addresses how comprehensive pain management requires continuous monitoring of patient behaviour and overall ...

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Choice of opioids and the WHO ladder

Paul Glare.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 5325 words.

Chapter 18 discusses the choice of strong opioids and the WHO ladder, and that prescribing opioids is currently based on clinical considerations such as the severity ...

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Codeine

Janet R. Hardy and Kenneth C. Jackson II.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 3678 words.

Chapter 5 discusses the beneficial effects, i.e. pain relief, and the undesirable effects such as constipation and nausea, of codeine, and how its major analgesic effect ...

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Common oral conditions

Katherine Webber and Andrew Davies.

in Oral Complications of Cancer and its Management

February 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Medical Dentistry. 2080 words.

Chapter 4 discusses common oral conditions, including racial pigmentation, oral varicosities, fissured tongue, geographic tongue, black hairy tongue, oral ulceration, ...

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Dextropropoxyphene

Paul Glare.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 3421 words.

Chapter 8 discusses Dextropropoxyphene (DPP), known as propoxyphene in the USA, which is a synthetic weak opioid analgesic of the diphenylpropylamine class, which is derived ...

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Diamorphine

Janet R. Hardy and Columba Quigley.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 2768 words.

Chapter 16 discusses Diamorphine (di-acetyl morphine, heroin), a semisynthetic derivative of morphine. It is not an active drug in its own right, but a pro-drug or ...

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Dosing strategies for acute pain

Mellar P. Davis.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 10019 words.

Chapter 22 discusses dosing strategies for acute pain, and covers fundamental strategies, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors, titration strategies, ...

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Equi-analgesia

Mellar P. Davis and Kenneth C. Jackson II.

in Opioids in Cancer Pain

May 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine. 8643 words.

Chapter 21 discusses the importance of understanding equi-analgesic ratios; equi-analgesia is expressed as the dose ratio between two opioids which produces ...

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