Managed Care
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Balanced Approach Needed for Cancer Pain

Morphine and oxycodone are both used to deal with pain in cancer patients. But which works best? A study in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management concludes that there is “no difference between analgesic response or adverse reactions to oral morphine and oxycodone when used as first- or second-line opioid. These data provide evidence to support opioid switching to improve outcomes.”

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HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015