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Opioids compared to placebo or other treatments for chronic low-back pain

  1. Luis Enrique Chaparro1,*,
  2. Andrea D Furlan2,
  3. Amol Deshpande3,
  4. Angela Mailis-Gagnon4,
  5. Steven Atlas5,
  6. Dennis C Turk6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Back and Neck Group

Published Online: 27 AUG 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004959.pub4

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Chaparro LE, Furlan AD, Deshpande A, Mailis-Gagnon A, Atlas S, Turk DC. Opioids compared to placebo or other treatments for chronic low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD004959. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004959.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, Anesthesiology Department, Medellin, Colombia

  2. 2

    Institute for Work & Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

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

  6. 6

    University of Washington, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA

*Luis Enrique Chaparro, Anesthesiology Department, Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe, Medellin, Colombia.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 27 AUG 2013


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