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Role of opioid analgesics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6486129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The clinical pharmacology of the narcotic-type analgesics is discussed in depth. Relative analgesic potency, peak and duration of analgesia, oral potency, and adverse effects are reviewed, With an emphasis on the clinical application of this knowledge. The differences among psychologic dependence, physical dependence, and tolerance are carefully delineated. Guidelines are provided for using narcotic-type analgesics in the management of patients with cancer.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of medicine     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0002-9343     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med.     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-01     Completed Date:  1984-11-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0267200     Medline TA:  Am J Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-37     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Oral
Analgesics / administration & dosage,  adverse effects,  classification,  pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Drug Therapy / standards
Drug Tolerance
Heroin / therapeutic use
Morphine / pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Narcotics / administration & dosage,  adverse effects,  classification,  pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Neoplasms / drug therapy
Primary Health Care
Substance-Related Disorders
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Analgesics; 0/Narcotics; 561-27-3/Heroin; 57-27-2/Morphine

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