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Accepted Oct This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. In addition to inadequate assessment, further management issues have been recognised in relation to both patients and HCWs as well as within healthcare and regulatory systems 1,11,13,14 Despite the fact that opioid use is integral to cancer pain management 14 , HCWs are still displaying incorrect beliefs that affect their prescription to those in need.
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Recommended to Susan by: randomly picked up in cancer section of library. Shelves: health , keeper , non-fiction , resource. Borrowed from the library a few weeks ago, this is one of those books that I quickly understood I'd be using as a resource over and over again. Pain of all sorts - not just cancer pain - is discussed from every possible angle, and patients, doctors, families and friends plus societies reaction and view of pain and its treatment are delved into in depth.
After a quick run-through I ordered my own copy from Amazon and when it arrived I returned the library copy. Since then I've used it repeatedly t Borrowed from the library a few weeks ago, this is one of those books that I quickly understood I'd be using as a resource over and over again. Since then I've used it repeatedly to look up information, refresh my memory, and give me confidence about my response to current issues.
Not just a book with charts and info from the drug companies, this book is written with compassion and insight, plus creativity by a doctor who has had a great deal of experience coming up with pain regimens that work for various patients with differing needs from diagnosis through end-stage disease.
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He covers old and newer drugs, medications being used together to increase effectiveness, what should not be used together, herbal and other alternative options, and how others can help the person in pain by providing simple things like a massage, a variety of pillows and food that encourages good nutrition and a good outlook.