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The effective management of cancer pain

The effective management of cancer pain

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Published by Aesculapius Medical in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Richard Hillier... [et al.].
SeriesUK key advances in clinical practice series
ContributionsHillier, Richard, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC262 .E44 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19043800M
ISBN 101903044057
OCLC/WorldCa43631750

“Although we have made tremendous progress in the evidence-based management of symptoms, frankly, we can do better.” —Carlton G. Brown, PhD, RN, AOCN ®, FAAN, editor. Get up to date on all things symptom management at your own pace, thanks to 25 content-packed chapters, each focused on a particular symptom or area of impact. Prevent and treat cancer-related symptoms with confidence. Cancer is a chronic disease, and like any other chronic medical condition, cancer patients have families, jobs, businesses and other commitments. Therefore, our aim is to cure the cancer if possible, and if not curable, then control the symptoms to improve quality of life and prolong the person's life by a few months (for example 2, 3, 6,

  This topic review will cover the general principles of cancer pain management and provide an overview of risk assessment and management in patients treated with opioids. An overview of assessment of cancer pain, a review of specific cancer pain syndromes, the clinical use of opioid analgesics, non-opioid analgesics (including adjuvant. The type of pain experienced depends on the underlying cause, and may be somatic, visceral or neuropathic pain. It can be caused by direct effects of a tumour, cancer treatment, related to procedures such as dressing changes, or unrelated to the underlying cancer. When assessing pain for a .

Ben Kong MD, Jacques T. Ya Deau MD, PhD, in Essentials of Pain Medicine (Third Edition), Pain control in cancer patients. Patient-controlled analgesia is one of the multimodal methods of effective cancer pain management in the inpatient setting for both adults and pediatric patients. The dosages of narcotics used in treating cancer pain often surpass those used postoperatively. This book focuses on all aspects of cancer pain, including assessment and screening tools, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options, current national guidelines for pain management, regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled anesthesia, and epidural pain management.


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The effective management of cancer pain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cancer pain management remains an area where, in selected difficult cases, destructive neurosurgical procedures can be appropriate because the limited life expectancy minimises the risk of secondary deafferentation pain.

Need for better cancer pain management Previous data has shown the need for better cancer pain management. Get this from a library.

The effective management of cancer pain. [Richard Hillier; The effective management of cancer pain book G Finlay; Andrew Miles; Association of Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland.; University of East London.

University Centre for Public Health Policy & Health Services Research.;]. Pain is a serious consequence of cancer and its treatment. Although great strides have been made in increasing awareness of the need for effective cancer pain control, barriers persist that lead to undertreatment.

1 –3 Health care professionals' lack of knowledge (despite extensive efforts to improve education), limited access to specialists, and diminished availability of necessary Cited by: T1 - Cancer pain management.

T2 - safe and effective use of opioids. AU - Bruera, Eduardo. AU - Paice, Judith A. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - Pain remains a serious consequence of cancer and its treatment. Although significant advances have been made in providing effective cancer pain Cited by: American Cancer Society.

American Cancer Society’s Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain Available by calling Brant, JM, Stringer, LH. Pain. In Brown CG, ed. A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management. 2 nd ed. Pittsburgh, PA. Oncology Nursing Society;   Designed for busy practicing clinicians, A Physician's Guide to Pain and Symptom Management in Cancer Patients provides primary care physicians, advanced practice nurses, internists, and oncologists with detailed information and advice for alleviating the stress and pain of patients and family members alike.

Drawing on the work of experts who Reviews: 4. Unconquered barriers. The barriers for cancer pain relief as described in a review in [] still exist barriers are misconception about cancer pain drugs e.g.

addiction, lack of communication amongst healthcare providers and patients, acceptance of inevitability of chronic pain, poor or absent assessment procedures, lack of formal training in pain management and regulatory. • Effective multidisciplinary management of the potentially complex aspects of acute and chronic pain should be based on a biopsychosocial model of care.

• Health systems and clinicians must consider the pain management needs of the special populations that are confronted. Cancer pain can be reduced so that you can enjoy your normal routines and sleep better.

It may help to talk with a palliative care or pain specialist. Pain and palliative care specialists are experts in pain control. Palliative care specialists treat the symptoms, side effects, and emotional problems of both cancer.

Cancer pain, or the discomfort that stems from cancer and its treatment, can be controlled most of the time. There are many different medicines and methods available to control cancer pain. It builds on the National Cancer Policy Board report Ensuring Quality Cancer Care, which included a recommendation to.

Ensure quality of care at the end of life, in particular, the management of cancer-related pain and timely referral to palliative and hospice care. In mechanistic terms, most categories of cancer pain will respond to opioid medication; however, other analgesics are useful for management of neuropathic and refractory pain.

12 Targeted use of several analgesics together, each with a different site of action, can be effective, especially in the setting of refractory pain. The pain might tell your health care team something about how the cancer treatment is working. The pain could be a signal that tells your health care providers how to adjust or change your care to make it more effective.

To find the best pain-relief strategies, you. The cancer pain guideline includes a section on the management of HIV positive/AIDSrelated pain because of similarities in the sources of pain and the management approaches. This guideline is designed to help clinicians understand the assessment and treatment of cancer pain and associated symptoms.

Management of Cancer Pain in Adult Patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines. Published in - Ann Oncol () 29 (Suppl 4): iv–iv Authors: M. Fallon, R. Giusti, F. Aielli, P. Hoskin, R. Rolke, M. Sharma & C.

Ripamonti, on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Committee The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines on Cancer Pain are based on the most recent data available. The foundation of cancer pain management is regular medication, including paracetamol and opioid drugs, chosen to suit each person and to minimise side effects.

Combining medications to gain maximum benefit is common. Radiotherapy, surgery, hormone therapy and chemotherapy – if successful in reducing tumour size – may also relieve pain.

Cancer pain is the way your body responds to tumor growth, or the injury and damage that cancer is causing. There are several different kinds of cancer pain.

Some pain lasts only a short time while others kinds last the whole time you have cancer. Cancer itself and the side effects of cancer treatment can sometimes cause pain. Pain is not something that you have to “put up with.” Controlling pain is an important part of your cancer treatment can suppress the immune system, increase the time it takes your body to heal, interfere with sleep, and affect your mood.

Talk with your health care team about pain, especially if. cancer treatment, or some other cause. Having pain is not a normal part of cancer and cancer treatment. Nearly all cancer pain can be controlled or relieved.

Good pain management is part of good cancer care. Only you know how much pain you have. Your cancer care team and loved ones have no way of knowing about your pain unless you tell them.

Managing Cancer Pain. At initiation of pain management in adults (including the elderly) and adolescents with cancer pain, use NSAIDs, paracetamol, and opioids, either alone or in combination depending on clinical assessment and pain severity, in order to achieve rapid, effective, and safe pain.

The struggle to fight the disease and establish effective breast cancer pain management tactics is a struggle that loved ones help patients fight.

While the big picture goal is to emerge strong, the journey through treatment requires a support network.

New, safe, and effective approaches to treating chronic cancer pain are needed. Unfortunately, despite the advancement of many potential compounds in preclinical studies (most of which target anti-nociception), no new class of analgesics has been developed and opioids remain the cornerstone of cancer pain management.

Current Cancer-Pain Treatments.Pain Management. Learning Objectives- Identify most common barriers to effective treatment of pain. Describe principles of effective pain management Define: addiction, physical dependence, hypersomnolence, and oversedation _____ Case: 60 year-old woman with breast cancer and h/o bony metastases presents with.