- Poor sleep is an increasingly recognised problem with chronic pain and increases the impact of pain on daily function. To identify the impact of chronic pain and opioid analgesia on sleep quality, this study investigated activity and sleep patterns in patients taking opioid and non-opioid analgesia for chronic back pain.
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- Pattinson et al.
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- Copyright © 2016 The Authors. Anaesthesia published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Sleep disturbance in patients taking opioid medication for chronic back pain
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