'Opi-Phobia' Among Doctors Leads to Unnecessary Suffering (Izindaba)
South African Medical Journal 2007, June, 97, 6
South African Medical Journal
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With palliative care the only option for tens of thousands of South Africans, ignorance of the efficacy and correct use of opioids among doctors and nurses and their continuing resistance to the prescription of these drugs are contributing to unnecessary suffering. While it is known that all forms of cancer can create severe pain it is equally well proven, but poorly understood, that AIDS patients suffer severe pain.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Published: 01 June 2007
- Publisher: South African Medical Association
- Print Length: 8 Pages
- Language: English