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Pain Research and Management
Volume 18, Issue 3, Pages 133-136
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/518012
Original Article

Life-Threatening Adverse Events Following Therapeutic Opioid Administration in Adults: Is Pharmacogenetic Analysis Useful?

Parvaz Madadi,1 Johanna Sistonen,2,3,4 Gregory Silverman,5,6 Rebecca Gladdy,7 Colin J Ross,2,3 Bruce C Carleton,3,8,9 Jose C Carvalho,5 Michael R Hayden,2,3 and Gideon Koren1

1Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
3Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
4Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
5Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada
6Global Health and Social Responsibility Program, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
7Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8Pharmaceutical Outcomes Programme, British Columbia Children’s Hospital, Canada
9Division of Translational Therapeutics, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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How to Cite this Article

Parvaz Madadi, Johanna Sistonen, Gregory Silverman, et al., “Life-Threatening Adverse Events Following Therapeutic Opioid Administration in Adults: Is Pharmacogenetic Analysis Useful?,” Pain Research and Management, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 133-136, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/518012.