This is not the most recent version of the article. View current version (27 AUG 2013)

Intervention Review

Opioids for chronic low-back pain

  1. Amol Deshpande1,*,
  2. Andrea D Furlan2,
  3. Angela Mailis-Gagnon3,
  4. Steven Atlas4,
  5. Denis Turk5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Back Group

Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004959.pub3

How to Cite

Deshpande A, Furlan AD, Mailis-Gagnon A, Atlas S, Turk D. Opioids for chronic low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004959. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004959.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Health Network, TWH-Comprehensive Pain Unit, Toronto, ON, Canada

  2. 2

    Institute for Work & Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

  3. 3

    Toronto Western Hospital Comprehensive Pain Program, Department of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  4. 4

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Boston, MA, USA

  5. 5

    University of Washington, Department of Anesthesiology, Seatle, Washington, USA

*Amol Deshpande, TWH-Comprehensive Pain Unit, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst St, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 JUL 2007


This is not the most recent version of the article. View current version (27 AUG 2013)

Options for accessing this content:

  • If you have access to this content through a society membership, please first log in to your society website.
  • Login via other institutional login options
  • You can purchase online access to this Article for a 24-hour period (price varies by title)
    • If you already have a Wiley Online Library or Wiley InterScience user account: login above and proceed to purchase the article.
    • New Users: Please register, then proceed to purchase the article.

Type your institution's name in the box below. If your institution is a Wiley customer, it will appear in the list of suggested institutions and you will be able to log in to access content. Some users may also log in directly via OpenAthens.

Please note that there are currently a number of duplicate entries in the list of institutions. We are actively working on fixing this issue and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Please register to:

  • Save publications, articles and searches
  • Get email alerts
  • Get all the benefits mentioned below!

Register now >

Patient Access

Patients and/or caregivers may access this content for use in relation to their own personal healthcare or that of a family member only. Terms and conditions will apply.