Modes of administration of morphine in cancer painBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7058.687a (Published 14 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:687
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Some doctors lack basic knowledge about prescribing morphine
- V L Crosby, Research fellow,
- R Corcoran, Director
- Specialist Palliative Care Unit, City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB
EDITOR,—The use of morphine is still associated with unfounded fears, even though the modern hospice and palliative care movement has existed for almost 30 years. Hopefully, the explicit guidelines on the use of morphine for cancer pain drawn up by the Expert Working Group of the European Association for Palliative Care will help dispel these fears.1
Certain concerns are …
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