Tag Archives: access to opioids

Dynamic and proactive ­– Latvia ATOME national conference on improving access to opioid medication

Saskia Jünger, health scientist at the University Hospital of Bonn (Germany) and member of the ATOME Project Management Team On 21 March 2013, spring was supposed to have arrived – but the scenery rather reminded us of a winter’s tale … Continue reading

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What government and healthcare system factors influence a country’s opioid availability for cancer pain relief and palliative care?

Jim Cleary, Director of the Pain & Policy Studies Group, University of Wisconsin, USA, introduces a research study that has been selected as this month’s ‘Editor’s choice’ in Palliative Medicine. For almost two decades, the Pain & Policy Studies Group … Continue reading

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Access to Opioid Medications: ATOME National Conference in Slovenia

Lukas Radbruch, Coordinator of the EU-funded ATOME project Marko is 73 years old, and has bone pain caused by metastatic prostate cancer. He suffered terrible back pain following a fall some months ago, and it took several weeks until he … Continue reading

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