Novel routes of opioid administration in the management of cancer pain.


Journal Article (Review)

Administration of opioids by less conventional routes may produce pain relief of more rapid onset, of longer duration, and fewer side effects in comparison with conventional oral or parenteral administration. This review will discuss the indications, efficacy, complications and potential advantages of these novel routes of administration.

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Cited Authors

  • Payne, R

Published Date

  • April 1, 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 2 Suppl

Start / End Page

  • 10 - 18

PubMed ID

  • 2908614

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2908614

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0890-9091


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States