Adult cancer pain Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Pain
  • Pain Management

abstract

  • Pain is a common symptom associated with cancer and its treatment. Pain management is an important aspect of oncologic care, and unrelieved pain significantly comprises overall quality of life. These NCCN Guidelines list the principles of management and acknowledge the range of complex decisions faced in the management oncologic pain. In addition to pain assessment techniques, these guidelines provide principles of use, dosing, management of adverse effects, and safe handling procedures of pharmacologic therapies and discuss a multidisciplinary approach for the management of cancer pain.

publication date

  • August 2013

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 23946177

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 992

end page

  • 1022

volume

  • 11

number

  • 8