Management of pediatric pain with opioid analgesics

Myron Yaster, Jayant K. Deshpande

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We have attempted to dispel many of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the use of nacrotic analgesics in the treatment of childhood pain. Our hope is that an improved understanding and the application of effective, safe therapy will minimize the suffering of the child with acute or chronic pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)421-429
Number of pages9
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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