A prospective randomized study of corticosteroids as adjuvant drugs to opioids in advanced cancer patients

Secondary title: 
T2 - American journal of hospice & palliative care
Short title: 
A prospective randomized study of corticosteroids as adjuvant drugs to opioids in advanced cancer patients
Authors: 
Mercadante, S. L.
Berchovich, M.
Casuccio, A.
Fulfaro, F.
Mangione, S.
Start page: 
13-9
Annotations: 
Type B, Priority 5
Year: 
2007
Accession number: 
CN-00579098
Database: 
CENTRAL Issue 4 2014
Number: 
M1 - 1
ID: 
1769
DOI: 
10.1177/1049909106295431 (link)
Notes: 
N1 - Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial
Key words: 
Analgesics, Opioid [administration & dosage]
Analysis of Variance
Anti-Inflammatory Agents [administration & dosage]
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Drug Therapy, Combination
Follow-Up Studies
Neoplasms [complications]
Pain Measurement [drug effects]
Pain, Intractable [drug therapy] [etiology]
Palliative Care [methods]
Prospective Studies
Treatment Outcome
Adult[checkword]
Aged[checkword]
Aged, 80 and over[checkword]
Female[checkword]
Humans[checkword]
Male[checkword]
Middle Aged[checkword]
Sr-sympt
Types of evidence: 
Type B
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do