Methadone has the ability to relieve a wide variety of pain types, is available in a “long acting” 10 mg/ml concentration, and it is low cost. All of these reasons make it an ideal analgesic for hospice. Many nurses and medical directors may be reluctant to use methadone because of its complex metabolism and their [...]

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