4. Opioids for Chronic Orofacial Pain with a Focus on Nonmalignant Chronic Pain

  1. Glenn T. Clark DDS, MS and
  2. Raymond A. Dionne DDS, PhD
  1. Glenn T. Clark DDS, MS and
  2. Steven H. Richeimer MD

Published Online: 7 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704851.ch4

Orofacial Pain

Orofacial Pain

How to Cite

Clark, G. T. and Richeimer, S. H. (2012) Opioids for Chronic Orofacial Pain with a Focus on Nonmalignant Chronic Pain, in Orofacial Pain (eds G. T. Clark and R. A. Dionne), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704851.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2013
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813815596

Online ISBN: 9781118704851

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Keywords:

  • Cancer pain and adjuvant analgesic;
  • Chronic noncancer pain;
  • Fentanyl;
  • Hydrocodone and codeine;
  • Hydromorphone;
  • Methadone;
  • Morphine;
  • Opioids;
  • Oxycodone;
  • Oxymorphone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Opioids for Pain Control

  • Chronic Use of Opioids for Noncancer Pain

  • Opioid Therapy for Cancer Pain

  • Choosing an Analgesic Agent

  • Special Considerations with Opioids

  • Conclusion, Caveats, and Recommendations Regarding Opioids for Noncancer Orofacial Pain