Evolving Role of the Neurologist in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain
- Cancer patients urged to inform MDs of pain. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 1, p9
Reports on a poster campaign launched by the Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Palliative Care Association. Goal to encourage cancer patients to talk to physicians about pain management; Comments from Dr. Neil Hagen.
- Pharmacologic management of pain in patients with cancer. Andolsek, Kathryn M. // American Family Physician;2/15/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p922
Reports that it was revealed by a study in a 1996 publication of `The New England Journal of Medicine,' by M.H. Levy, that holistic management of patients with cancer requires a solid foundation in the principles of pain management. `Pharmacologic treatment of cancer pain,' original title of...
- Eliminating pain, the unnecessary baggage of cancer. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;May94, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p1
Reports on guidelines for treatment of cancer pain. Prevalence and consequences of cancer pain; Formation of a panel by the Department of Health and Human Services to study cancer pain; Pain management principles and procedures; Pain evaluation; Principles of drug therapy; Importance of active...
- Management of cancer pain: Adults. // American Family Physician;6/1/94, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p1853
Offers suggestions for the management of cancer pain in adults. Importance of flexibility; Use of team approach involving patients, their families and health care providers; Barriers to cancer pain management; Recommended clinical approach; Pain assessment; Pharmacologic treatment options.
- Multicentre study of cancer pain and its treatment in France. Larue, Francois; Colleau, Sophie M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/22/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6986, p1034
Describes the treatment of cancer pain in France. Evaluation of the predictive factors for inadequate management; Undertreatment of cancer pain in France; Need for changes in patient care.
- Cancer pain: More relief needed. Alexander, Walter // Patient Care;10/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 16, p17
Focuses on the management of pain in cancer. Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; Strong opioids; Consequences of poor pain control; Regular assessment of the pain; Invasive methods in managing cancer pain.
- Pain and Its Treatment in Outpatients with Metastatic Cancer. Cleeland, Charles S.; Gonin, Rene; Hatfield, Alan K.; Edmonson, John H.; Blum, Ronald H.; Stewart, James A.; Pandya, Kishan J. // New England Journal of Medicine;3/3/94, Vol. 330 Issue 9, p592
Background: and Methods Pain is often inadequately treated in patients with cancer. A total of 1308 outpatients with metastatic cancer from 54 treatment locations affiliated with the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group rated the severity of their pain during the preceding week, as well as the...
- New Clinical-Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pain in Patients with Cancer. Jacox, Ada; Carr, Daniel B.; Payne, Richard // New England Journal of Medicine;3/3/94, Vol. 330 Issue 9, p651
Focuses on new clinical-practice guidelines which have been issued by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research in an effort to correct the problem of inadequate treatment of pain in patients with cancer. Calls for a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to the care of patients with...
- Dateline Washington. // Consumers' Research Magazine;May94, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p6
Focuses on recommendations from a panel of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) that doctors and health care providers be more aggressive in treating the pain of cancer patients. Related article in `The New England Journal of Medicine'; Ordering information for AHCPR guidelines.