The effectiveness and risks of long-term opioid treatment of chronic pain

One cohort study found methadone associated with lower risk of mortality than long-acting morphine in a Veterans Affairs population in a propensity adjusted analysis (adjusted HR 0.56, 95 percent CI 0.51 to 0.62). Estimates of diagnostic accuracy for the Opioid Risk Tool were extremely inconsistent...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chou, Roger
Corporate Authors: Oregon Health & Science University Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center, University of Washington, United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Format: eBook
Published: Rockville, MD Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services September 2014, 2014
Series:Evidence reports/technology assessment
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references