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Opioid use in palliative care of children and young people with cancer.

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OBJECTIVE: Identify opioids prescribed, preferred routes, and doses among children with incurable cancer. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective survey with monthly questionnaires regarding patients 0 to 19 years old from oncology centers. Data were collected by professionals on each patient for 6 months or until death, and analyzed from patients who died. Impact of tumor was analyzed with Kruskal-Wallis and Mann-Whitney tests. Major opioid dosages are expressed as oral morphine equivalents. RESULTS: Of ...

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10.1016/j.jpeds.2007.07.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Journal of pediatrics
Volume:
152
Issue:
1
Pages:
39-44
Publication date:
2008-01-05
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EISSN:
1097-6833
ISSN:
0022-3476
URN:
uuid:098dfeb3-6268-4a48-bc00-e877f7ebeebc
Source identifiers:
374958
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pubs:374958

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