Table 2

Prescription of opioids in hospitalized patients in the Oncology Department in Daily Defines Doses per 1000 hospital stays (DDD/1000HS) per year.

Opioid

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007


Parenteral morphine

70

79

114

120

127

242

289

Oral morphine

52

43

48

56

55

70

65

Oxycodone

0

0

0

0

5

28

29

Parenteral methadone

8

4

5

6

3

0

4

Oral methadone

9

2

2

7

22

30

68

Transdermal fentanyl

101

160

157

222

184

158

103


Total DDD/1000HS

240

288

326

411

396

528

558


Centeno et al. BMC Palliative Care 2009 8:2   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-8-2

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