Pain in ambulatory patients with lung or colon cancer. Prevalence, characteristics, and effect Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antiviral Agents
  • Hepatitis C, Chronic
  • Narcotics
  • Substance Abuse, Intravenous

abstract

  • These data indicate that pain is prevalent among well-functioning ambulatory patients and substantially compromises function in approximately half of the patients who experience it. Pain is a complex symptom; aspects other than intensity, such as frequency, strongly influence its effect.

publication date

  • January 1992

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/1097-0142(19920915)70:6<1616::AID-CNCR2820700630>3.0.CO;2-7

PubMed ID

  • 1516015

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1616

end page

  • 24

volume

  • 70

number

  • 6