Published in Cancer Weekly, April 26th, 1999
Though well-known as a pain treatment for adults, TTS-fentanyl has not been evaluated in children. The continuous systemic drug delivery provided by TTS-fentanyl, as well as its duration of analgesia, would be beneficial to the pediatric population in whom oral opioid administration is oftentimes difficult, as is vascular access.
Recently, researchers led by John J. Collins, MBBS, FRACP, of the New Children's Hospital in Australia, stepped up to the challenge of developing such a...
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