Managing cancer pain: Frequently asked questions.
Cleve Clin J Med. 2011 Jul;78(7):449-64
Authors: Induru RR, Lagman RL
For a variety of reasons, cancer pain is often undertreated, adversely affecting the quality of life for patients and caregivers. To manage cancer pain effectively, physicians need to understand its pathogenesis, how to assess it, how to treat it, and, in particular, how to optimize opioid treatment. We discuss common questions faced by physicians in everyday practice.
PMID: 21724928 [PubMed - in process]