Dietary-Induced Analgesia: Theory and Reality

The debate over whether or not opioids are appropriate in chronic noncancer pain management has featured intellectually dishonest arguments from both the pro and con side. The expanded use of opioids has come about with claims that have trivialized the risks of addiction, while the new growing avoidance of opioids is backed by claims suggesting the drugs are highly addictive and that hyperalgesia is virtually inevitable. This lecture will present the debate highlighting these arguments.

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