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Oral morphine in advanced cancer


Since the first edition of this question and answer booklet (1984) WHO has campaigned worldwide to improve the management of cancer pain. WHO emphasises that the mainstay of management is analgesic drugs, and particularly, oral morphine. The booklet discusses the appropriate use of oral morphine in detail. The detailed contents page and index make it easy to find the information.

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ORAL MORPHINE IN ADVANCED CANCER Robert Twycross, Sylvia Lack. Beaconsfield Publishers, 20 Chiltern Hills Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1PL. Second Edition, 1989. Pp 34, £2.80 (including postage). ISBN 0 90658427 2.

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