Controlled clinical trials in cancer pain. How controlled should they be? A qualitative systematic review

Title

Controlled clinical trials in cancer pain. How controlled should they be? A qualitative systematic review

Creator

Bell RF; Wisloff T; Eccleston C; Kalso E

Publisher

British Journal Of Cancer

Date

2006

Subject

PedPal Lit

Description

This qualitative systematic review of the clinical methodology used in randomised, controlled trials of oral opioids (morphine, hydromorphone, oxycodone) for cancer pain underlines the difficulties of good pain research in palliative care. The current literature lacks placebo-controlled superiority trials. Recommendations for future research are discussed.British Journal of Cancer advance online publication, 16 May 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6603162 www.bjcancer.com.
2006

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Type

Journal Article

Citation

Bell RF; Wisloff T; Eccleston C; Kalso E, “Controlled clinical trials in cancer pain. How controlled should they be? A qualitative systematic review,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed July 13, 2024, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13136.