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CASE REPORT
Physician’s role in prescribing opioids in developing countries
  1. Jorge A Roa1,
  2. Alexandra Guevara2,
  3. Carolina Guevara2 and
  4. Jaime Guevara-Aguirre1,2,3
  1. 1 Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, College of Medicine, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
  2. 2 Instituto de Endocrinologia y Metabolismo, IEMYR, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
  3. 3 Maastricht University Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Jaime Guevara-Aguirre, jguevara{at}usfq.edu.ec

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  • Contributors JAR collected most of the bibliography, wrote some paragraphs. AG helped in writing, edited all the versions of this paper. CG checked all the versions, helped in writing. JG-A wrote the paper, supervised all the authors.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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  • Contributors JAR collected most of the bibliography, wrote some paragraphs. AG helped in writing, edited all the versions of this paper. CG checked all the versions, helped in writing. JG-A wrote the paper, supervised all the authors.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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