respiratory
COPD

Role for low dose opioids in breathlessness


Low dose opioids are often recommended in clinical practice guidelines for the relief of refractory breathlessness in advanced COPD but physicians remain reluctant to prescribe them, an international expert says. Speaking during a TSANZ themed symposia on new horizons in clinical and therapeutic management of COPD Dr Jean Bourbeau, Director of the Respiratory Epidemiology and ...

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