TITLE

Experts call for fewer restrictions on the availability of pain medications

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, pE677
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the concern among health experts in Canada which called for the consideration of therapies for acute and chronic pain as a fundamental right to patients. It refers to 10 articles mentioned under the Declaration of Montreal, delivered during the First International Pain Summit in Montreal, Quebec that affirmed the people's right of access on appropriate medicine such as opioids and morphine. Other patients' rights related to the access of pain management are discussed.
ACCESSION #
54711971

 

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