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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-67

Safe perioperative opioid taper in cancer patients needs meticulous multimodal management


Department of Anaesthesiology and Palliative Care, Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Manisha Hemrajani
Department of Anaesthesia and Palliative Care, Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpn.ijpn_21_17

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Opioid therapy plays a vital role in chronic pain management of advanced cancer patients. Some patients require discontinuation of opioids when an intervention appropriately controls the pain. Safe discontinuation of opioids poses a challenge among lack of evidence-based standardized taper protocol. We report a patient with a soft tissue sarcoma in whom opioid was tapered in the background of acute postoperative pain.


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