Strong opioids in pediatric palliative medicine

Title

Strong opioids in pediatric palliative medicine

Creator

Hain RD; Miser A; Devins M; Wallace WH

Publisher

Paediatr Drugs

Date

2005

Subject

PedPal Lit; Analgesics; early research in children does suggest some significant differences in opioid pharmacokinetics; illustrated by the WHO guidelines; is essential for the adequate management of pain complicating the palliative phase in children with life-limiting conditions.; much of what has been published regarding the management of pain in palliative medicine in adults can be extrapolated. On saying that; Opioid/administration & dosage/adverse effects/therapeutic use Child Child; particularly with respect to morphine clearance; Preschool Half-Life Humans InfantMorphine/adverse effects/pharmacokinetics/therapeutic use Pain/classification/drug therapy Palliative Care/methods Tissue Distribution; the use of opioids in pediatric palliative care presents some unique challenges. Confident and rational use of o pioids by pediatricians; unsuitable for use in children; which seems to be faster in adults. Thus

Description

2005

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

1-9

Issue

1

Volume

7

Citation

Hain RD; Miser A; Devins M; Wallace WH, “Strong opioids in pediatric palliative medicine,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed May 19, 2022, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13272.

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