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A qualitative evidence synthesis to explore healthcare professionals' experience of prescribing opioids to adults with chronic non-malignant pain.

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Despite recent guidelines suggesting that patients with chronic non-malignant pain might not benefit, there has been a significant rise in opioid prescription for chronic non-malignant pain. This topic is important because an increasing number of HCPs are prescribing opioids despite very limited evidence for long-term opioid therapy for chronic non-malignant pain outside of end-of-life care. To better understand the challenges of providing effective treatment, we condu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12875-017-0663-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Family Practice Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
94
Publication date:
2017-12-05
Acceptance date:
2017-11-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2296
ISSN:
1471-2296
Pubs id:
pubs:804012
URN:
uri:c9030137-c8d9-42b0-a39c-9bdb79944939
UUID:
uuid:c9030137-c8d9-42b0-a39c-9bdb79944939
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pubs:804012

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