The pros and cons of long-term Opioid therapy

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The pros and cons of long-term Opioid therapy. / Duarte, Rui; Raphael, Jon.

In: Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2014, p. 308-310.

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