PPT lectures on opioids: mechanism of action, pharmacological effects and more
PPT lectures on opioids: mechanism of action in analgesia (mu, kappa and delta receptors), pharmacological effects of morphine and antagonists.
Updated SIGN clinical guideline: Pain management in adults with cancer
The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) updated a clinical guideline entitled “Control of pain in adults with cancer”. An outline of the contents (drug therapy related) in this guideline for the treatment of cancer induced pain include: Principles of pain management: introduction, World Health Organization cancer pain relief programme, using the WHO ladder. Treatment with […]
2009 updated guideline: “Use of chronic opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain”. Download full text
2009 version of “Guidelines on the use of opioids in treating chronic noncancer pain”. Published in The Journal of Pain. Download free full text