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Analgesia sin opioides

Descripción: Nuevas perspectivas de alternativas a opioides y tratamiento del dolor crónico, breve resumen de la situación actual

TITULO FUENTE ORIGINAL:

Analgesia without opioids

AUTORES:

Anthony King

REVISTA ABREV.:

Nature

AÑO:

2019

REFERENCIA:

573, S4-S6

DOI:

10.1038/d41586-019-02683-5

RESUMEN ORIGINAL:

Pain is one of the main reasons why people consult a doctor. Often, especially in North America, they walk away with an opioid prescription. But opioids are increasingly viewed as unsuited to managing chronic pain. “Opioids are unbelievably effective for short-term pain relief, such as after operations, but for long-term pain they are less effective and come with a very considerable... + Leer más

Pain is one of the main reasons why people consult a doctor. Often, especially in North America, they walk away with an opioid prescription. But opioids are increasingly viewed as unsuited to managing chronic pain. “Opioids are unbelievably effective for short-term pain relief, such as after operations, but for long-term pain they are less effective and come with a very considerable burden of side effects,” says Peter McNaughton, a pharmacologist at King’s College London. Their use can lead to dependency, addiction and even death

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