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Acute opioid administration improves work-related exercise performance in patients with chronic back pain.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18562250     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PERSPECTIVE: This article presents the results of a clinical trial showing that acute opioid administration improves work-related exercise performance in individuals with chronic back pain. Longer trials of the effectiveness of opioid analgesia as an adjunct to functional restoration programs are recommended.
Douglas P Gross; Yagesh Bhambhani; Mark J Haykowsky; Saifudin Rashiq
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial     Date:  2008-06-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1528-8447     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pain     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-25     Completed Date:  2008-10-20     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100898657     Medline TA:  J Pain     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  856-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesics, Opioid / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Back Pain / drug therapy*,  physiopathology,  psychology
Chronic Disease
Cross-Over Studies
Double-Blind Method
Exercise / physiology*
Exercise Test / methods
Fentanyl / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Injections, Intravenous
Middle Aged
Pain Measurement / methods
Pain Threshold / drug effects
Psychomotor Performance / drug effects*
Task Performance and Analysis
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Analgesics, Opioid; 437-38-7/Fentanyl

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