Opioids for chronic pain: scarcely any added value

The unmistakable increase in the number of prescriptions for opioids (with their associated risks of addiction and adverse effects) should be a subject for debate. There is, or at least appears to be, a firm belief in their effectiveness. Unfortu ...

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NSAIDs for Children

  • Too little high-quality research has been done to provide a solid basis for guidelines for pain relief in children. 
  • If a child needs drug treatment for pain due to acute otitis media, soft-tissue injury, fracture or surgical removal of adenoi ...

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