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2021 Mar 02

Eur J Pain

European* clinical practice recommendations on opioids for chronic noncancer pain – Part 1: Role of opioids in the management of chronic noncancer pain.


Häuser W, Morlion B, Vowles KE, Bannister K, Buchser E, Casale R, Jean-François C, Chumbley G, Drewes A M, Dom G, Jutila L, O'Brien T, Pogatzky-Zahn E, Ragusa M, Suarez-Serrano C, Tölle T, Krcevski-Škvarc N
Eur J Pain. 2021 Mar 02.
PMID: 33655607.


Opioid use for chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) is complex. In the absence of pan-European guidance on this issue, a position paper was commissioned by the European Pain Federation (EFIC).