TITLE

Coeliac plexus block for upper abdominal cancer pain

AUTHOR(S)
Chambers, Pauline C.
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
British Journal of Nursing;7/24/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p838
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the use of celiac plexus block to relieve intractable pain due to upper abdominal cancer. Percentage of patients reporting significant relief, allowing a reduction in opioid use and the occurrence of opioid-related side effects; Variations in the duration of relief.
ACCESSION #
10522052

 

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