Cancer pain and symptom management in palliative care
Professor Tony O'Brien, Professor Winfried Meissner
Dr Karen H Simpson
2 June 2016
Prof. Tony O'Brien, Prof. Winfried Meissner
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Pain specialist and joint editor Dr Karen H Simpson looks at a recent review from Canada of long-acting opioids for chronic non-malignant pain
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