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Traditional Pharmacological Pain Relief

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Pain relieved by oral and subcutaneous injections of analgesic drugs when the patient demands pain relief. Often ineffective in that doses are too low and dosing intervals are too long.

Postoperative Pain, Acute Pain Team

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(2007). Traditional Pharmacological Pain Relief. In: Schmidt, R., Willis, W. (eds) Encyclopedia of Pain. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_4543

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