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Title Opioids in cancer pain / edited by Mellar Davis [and others].

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 487 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Note Previous edition: 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contributors; List of abbreviations; 1 Opioid receptors and opioid pharmacodynamics; 2 Opioid pharmacokinetics; 3 Liver disease and exogenous opioid pharmacokinetics; 4 Opioids in renal failure; 5 Codeine; 6 Hydrocodone; 7 Tramadol; 8 Dextropropoxyphene; 9 Morphine; 10 Oxycodone; 11 The lipophilic opioids: fentanyl, alfentanil, sufentanil, and remifentanil; 12 Buprenorphine; 13 Methadone; 14 Hydromorphone; 15 Levorphanol; 16 Diamorphine; 17 Oxymorphone; 18 Choice of opioids and the WHO ladder; 19 Pharmacogenetics and opioids; 20 Opioid rotation; 21 Equi-analgesia.
22 Dosing strategies for acute pain23 Opioid dosing strategies for chronic pain and the management of opioid side effects; 24 Patient-controlled analgesia; 25 Spinal opioids in cancer pain; 26 Opioid poorly responsive pain, physical dependence, tolerance, and opioid-induced hyperalgesia; 27 Opioids in special populations: developing countries; 28 Opioids in special populations: paediatric population; 29 Opioids in the terminal phase; 30 Cancer pain and substance abuse; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X.
Summary Opioids have become invaluable in modern medicine but it is essential that they are prescribed with an understanding of the complex pharmacology behind their effectiveness; without this, they will frequently fail to achieve their enormous potential of pain relief, minimal side effects, and improved function. In addition, opioids come with problems, including side effects such as constipation, respiratory depression, and sedation, as well as the potential for substance abuse. Clinicians handling the complex pain problems of cancer patients must incorporate the insight of basic scientists and pha.
Subject Cancer pain -- Treatment.
Analgesics, Opioid -- therapeutic use.
Neoplasms -- drug therapy.
Pain -- drug therapy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Cancer pain -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00845602
Opioids. (OCoLC)fst01046544
Krebs Medizin
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Davis, Mellar P.
Other Form: Print version: Opioids in cancer pain. 2nd ed. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780199236640 (DLC) 2010287028 (OCoLC)277068144
ISBN 9780191575327 (electronic bk.)
0191575321 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000051586905
AU@ 000062464460
DEBBG BV043168735
DEBBG BV044167237
DEBSZ 421395796
NZ1 15024523

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