DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Analgesic patch on the skin of a 75 year old woman suffering from an osteoporotic crush fracture of the spine. The patch contains the analgesic (pain-killing) drug Durogesic. The patch releases a measured dose of the analgesic drug through the skin into the entire body. Patches such as this can be used to treat pain over several hours without the need for oral medication.
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