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The use of opioids during rehabilitation after combat-related trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19817097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Opioids constitute an important component of analgesic regimens and in the UK military, they are used throughout the journey of the wounded soldier. Concerns have been expressed about their usefulness and potential adverse effects when they are continued beyond the acute phase into rehabilitation. The current literature regarding opiod usage during rehabilitation is reviewed in order to provide evidence based recommendations for practice with particular relevance to recent military experience.
Authors:
S Jagdish; D Aldington
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps     Volume:  155     ISSN:  0035-8665     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Army Med Corps     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-12     Completed Date:  2009-10-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505627     Medline TA:  J R Army Med Corps     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
33 Field Hospital, Fort Blockhouse, Gosport. 207jagdi@armymail.mod.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Analgesics, Opioid / therapeutic use*
Chronic Disease
Great Britain
Humans
Military Personnel*
Pain / drug therapy*
United States
War*
Wounds and Injuries / rehabilitation*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Analgesics, Opioid

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