|Trial in meta-analysis||Number of trials||Standardised mean difference (95% CI)|
|*All trials were crossover trials. Follow up not reported. CI defined in glossary. A random effects model was used.|
|All trials||12||−0.31 (−0.50 to −0.13)|
|Oral or parenteral opioids||9||−0.40 (−0.63 to −0.17)|
|Nebulised opioids||3||−0.11 (−0.32 to 0.10)†|
Review: oral or parenteral opioids alleviate dyspnoea
This recent issue is free to all users to allow everyone the opportunity to see the full scope and typical content of EBN.
View free sample issue >>
EBN Journal Chat
The EBN Journal Chat offers readers the opportunity to participate in discussion about research articles and commentaries
from Evidence Based Nursing (EBN).
How to participate >>
Don't forget to sign up for content alerts so you keep up to date with all the articles as they are published.