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Pharmacological therapy

 

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Pain treatment in a cancer patient suffering from cachexia

Palliative care, including pain control at the end of life, requires an individualised approach in a cachexic patient with advanced lung cancer, explains Dr Eva Masel. With case reviews by Professor Tony O'Brien and Dr Eberhard Lux

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

Research update: The role of the endocannabinoid system in depression, reward and pain control

Pain specialist and joint editor Dr Karen H Simpson reviews the role of the endocannabinoid system in depression, reward and pain control

Case study: Complex paediatric postoperative pain management

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

Editorial: Inappropriate use of NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors in pain relief

Dr Silvia Ussai discusses inappropriate use of NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors in pain relief

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