Cancer Pain Management

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1995 - 380 pages
Cancer Pain Management, Second Edition will substantially advance pain education. The unique combination of authors -- an educator, a leading practitioner and administrator, and a research scientist -- provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage in addressing this important aspect of cancer care. The contributors, acknowledged experts in their areas, address a wide scope of issues. Educating health care providers to better assess and manage pain and improve patientsrsquo; and familiesrsquo; coping strategies are primary goals of this book. Developing research-based clinical guidelines and increasing funding for research is also covered. Ethical issues surrounding pain management and health policy implications are also explored.

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Contents

Chapter
1
Chapter
4
Chapter
6
Chapter 2
19
Chapter 3
41
Spiritual Dimensions
48
Conclusion
57
Foundation for Cancer Pain Assessment
61
Chapter 7
159
Chapter 8
207
Chapter 10
268
Chapter 11
289
Chapter 12
321
Chapter 13
354
Pain
363
Economic Factors
368

Conclusion
85

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