Long-term opioids may not be best pain management option for all sickle cell patients

Posted by on June 20, 2016 11:14 pm
Categories: health

In a small study looking at pain assessments in adults with sickle cell disease, researchers say overall, those treated long-term with opioids often fared worse in measures of pain, fatigue and curtailed daily activities than those not on long-term opioids.

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