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O'Sullivan, Hilary and Harkin, Susan and Walsh, Noreen and Cody, Anne Marie (2019) Repeat prescribing of strong opioids in Irish general practice. Forum , 36 , (8) , pp. 48-50.

A general practice study has shown that strong opioids are most commonly prescribed for back or joint pain, and highlights the urgent need for Irish guidelines on opioid use in primary care.


Item Type:Article
Date:2019
Page Range:pp. 48-50
Publisher:Irish College of General Practitioners
Volume:36
Number:8
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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