Therapy-related issues: central nervous system

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Second edition

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Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199603640
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730610 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Therapy-related issues: central nervous system

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Pain: a definition 396

Assessment of pain 398

Acute pain: incidence 401

Acute pain 402

Treating cancer pain 404

Equianalgesic doses for opioids 406

Compatibility of drugs in pain and palliative care 407

Chronic pain 408

The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as ‘...

Chapter.  3959 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Pharmacology

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