Editorial

Failing to numb the pain: The untreated epidemic

Richard A Powell, Lukas Radbruch, Faith N Mwangi-Powell, Jim Cleary, Nathan Cherny

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Authors' affiliations

Richard A Powell, Learning and Research, African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Lukas Radbruch, Palliative Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany; Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Germany; Palliative Care Centre, Malteser Hospital Bonn/Rhein-Sieg, Germany

Faith N Mwangi-Powell, African Palliative Care Association, Kampala, Uganda

Jim Cleary, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA; Pain and Policy Studies Group, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Nathan Cherny, Cancer Pain and Palliative Care Service in Oncology Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Oncology Institute, Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel

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Keywords

opioids; cancer; HIV/AIDS; palliative care

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2014;104(2):117-118. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.7803

Article History

Date submitted: 2013-11-29
Date published: 2013-12-09

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