Observational study to analyse the opioid titration process in the treatment of breakthrough pain of cancer patients in clinical practice

    DOI Logo 10.17352/ojpm.000010

    Published On: May 31, 2019 | Pages: 001 - 007

    Author(s): Lara Iglesias-Docampo, Paola Pimentel-Cáceres, Mª Paola García-Coves, José Luis Firvida-Pérez, Julio José Lambea-Sorrosal, Antonio Andrés Rueda-Ramos, Iker López-Calderero, Juan Antonio Núñez-Sobrino, Antonio Javier Jiménez-López, Ana Cabezón-Álvarez and Begoña Soler-López*
    Background: During the oncological disease, patients may suffer a special type of pain called breakthrough pain (BTP), defined as a transient exacerbation of pain that occurs either spontaneously, or in relation to a specific predictable or unpredictable trigger, despite relatively stable and adequately controlled background pain. Opioids are an essential part of BTP ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate GrowKudos
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