Is there a higher risk of respiratory depression in opioid-naive palliative care patients during symptomatic therapy of dyspnea with strong opioids?

Alternate title: 
J2 - J Palliat Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Journal of palliative medicine
Short title: 
Is there a higher risk of respiratory depression in opioid-naive palliative care patients during symptomatic therapy of dyspnea with strong opioids?
Authors: 
Clemens, Katri Elina
Quednau, Ines
Klaschik, Eberhard
Volume: 
11
Start page: 
204-16
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 5
Date: 
Mar
Year: 
2008
Accession number: 
18333735
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 2
Serial: 
1096-6218
Type of work: 
M3 - Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ID: 
12546
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2007.0131
Notes: 
N1 - Clemens KE Quednau I Klaschik E Comment in: J Palliat Med. 2008 Jul;11(6):822; PMID: 18715170
Key words: 
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
*Analgesics, Opioid/ae [Adverse Effects]
Carbon Dioxide/me [Metabolism]
*Drug Therapy/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
*Dyspnea/dt [Drug Therapy]
Dyspnea/ep [Epidemiology]
Dyspnea/me [Metabolism]
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
*Narcotics/ae [Adverse Effects]
Neoplasms/ep [Epidemiology]
Oximetry
Oxygen/me [Metabolism]
*Palliative Care/sn [Statistics & Numerical Data]
Prevalence
Prospective Studies
*Respiratory Insufficiency/ci [Chemically Induced]
*Respiratory Insufficiency/ep [Epidemiology]
Respiratory Insufficiency/me [Metabolism]
Risk Factors
0 (Analgesics, Opioid)
0 (Narcotics)
142M471B3J (Carbon Dioxide)
S88TT14065 (Oxygen)
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do