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Prescribing for pain 

Prescribing for pain
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Prescribing for pain
Author(s):

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199575817.003.0089
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date: 19 September 2020

Pain 318

Aspirin 320

Other NSAIDs 322

Paracetamol 324

Opioid analgesics 326

Prescribing for neuropathic pain 328

Local anaesthetics (LAs) 330

People culturally and psychologically experience pain in different ways. When prescribing for pain it is important to remember how it is intensified by fear....

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