Compact Clinical Guide to Cancer Pain Management

Compact Clinical Guide to Cancer Pain Management

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q This concise, comprehensive, evidence-based guide to managing cancer pain will enable nurses on the front lines of pain management to incorporate effective strategies into their daily practice. It is designed to facilitate quick information retrieval. 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. It also includes updated information on the effect of opioid polymorphisms, cancer pain emergencies, myofascial pain, chronic pain in cancer survivors, and much more. It serves as an important review for the ONS and HPNA Certification exam. q... sensitivity: Numbness, pins and needles Other descriptors may include: painful numbness, tingling, itching, abnormal temperature perception (e.g., a€œWhen I touch something cold it feels burning hota€), or unusual hypersensitivity to touch ( e.g., anbsp;...

Title:Compact Clinical Guide to Cancer Pain Management
Author:Pamela Stitzlein Davies, Yvonne M. D'Arcy
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2012-09-26


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