Prescribing Non-Opioid Drugs in End-Stage Kidney Disease

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Nov;54(5):776-787. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.08.014. Epub 2017 Aug 24.


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Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Dialysis
  • Drug Prescriptions
  • Hospice Care
  • Humans
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / drug therapy*
  • Palliative Care