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Opioids

 

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Endocrine effects of opioids

Dr Rimma Geller discusses the often underestimated and undertreated endocrine effects that can occur with opioid treatment.

The use of naloxone for control of side-effects

Dr Jan Vranken describes how using an opioid receptor antagonist such as naloxone may help to manage opioid-induced constipation

Case study: perioperative pain management in trauma and orthopaedics

Dr Eberhard A Lux presents a case discussing options for perioperative pain management following orthopaedic surgery

Research update: Is tapentadol different from classical opioids?

Pain specialist and joint editor Dr Karen H Simpson reviews the evidence of whether tapentadol is different from classical opioids

Case study: Complex paediatric postoperative pain management

Dr Benjamin M Thomas describes the analgesic challenges in the postoperative period following paediatric orthopaedic surgery

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