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Benefits and risks of treatment with opioids  
Abstract:  This handout explains the benefits and risks of using opioid pain medicines. It explains possible side effects and safety warnings.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2012, May 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Drug Therapy
Specific Subject(s):  Side Effects; Risk Factors; Pain Management; Opioid Analgesics
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3989

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