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Cancer pain


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Pharmacological profiles and indications of different opioids

Professor Dr. Josef Donnerer describes the differences between opioid analgesics, and factors that should be taken into account when selecting opioid analgesia

The role of digital technology pain management

Dr Matthew Allsop describes the use of digital and electronic technologies in healthcare and their potential for the management of pain

Management of depression in a palliative care patient

Professor Mari Lloyd-Williams presents a case report that illustrates the importance of assessing for depression in people with advanced cancer

Intrathecal infusion of a local anaesthetic with opioid and an alpha-2-agonist for intractable pain in terminal cancer patients

Pain expert Professor Harald Breivik discusses an infusion of a local anaesthetic with fentanyl and adrenaline in a cancer patient with intractable pain, arguing that lack of evidence of effect is not evidence of lack of effect

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