Table 3

Prescription of opioids in hospitalized patients in Departments others than Oncology in Daily Defined Doses per 1000 hospital stays (DDD/1000HS) per year.

Opioid

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007


Parenteral morphine

43

40

40

44

47

64

61

Oral morphine

3

1

2

2

2

3

2

Oxycodone

0

0

0

0

1

3

2

Parenteral methadone

4

1

1

0

0

1

0

Oral methadone

1

1

0

1

1

2

3

Transdermal fentanyl

18

13

19

24

26

37

26


Total DDD/1000HS

69

56

62

71

77

110

94


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

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