Impact of constipation on opioid use patterns, health care resource utilization, and costs in cancer patients on opioid therapy

Alternate title: 
J2 - J Pain Pall Care Pharmacother
Secondary title: 
T2 - Journal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy
Short title: 
Impact of constipation on opioid use patterns, health care resource utilization, and costs in cancer patients on opioid therapy
Authors: 
Candrilli, Sean D.
Davis, Keith L.
Iyer, Shrividya
Volume: 
23
Start page: 
231-41
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 5
Year: 
2009
Accession number: 
19670020
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 3
Serial: 
1536-0539
Type of work: 
M3 - Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ID: 
12487
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15360280903098440
Notes: 
N1 - Candrilli SD Davis KL Iyer S Comment in: J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2010 Mar;24(1):98-9; PMID: 20345211
Key words: 
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
*Analgesics, Opioid/ae [Adverse Effects]
Analgesics, Opioid/tu [Therapeutic Use]
*Constipation/ci [Chemically Induced]
Female
Follow-Up Studies
*Health Care Costs
Health Services/ut [Utilization]
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasms/co [Complications]
Neoplasms/dt [Drug Therapy]
*Pain/dt [Drug Therapy]
Pain/et [Etiology]
Regression Analysis
Retrospective Studies
Young Adult
0 (Analgesics, Opioid)
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do