Pain Management


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Essay #: 069917
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Pain Management
Pain management in cancer treatment is an important to provide relieve from the physical and psychological distress associated with pain. The purpose of this paper is to describe the interventions that are currently used for pain management in cancer patients.
Pharmacological approach
The World Health Organization (WHO) provides an outline for a three step approach to pain management in cancer patients that depends on the extent of the pain that the parent is experiencing. The step one of the WHO ladder involves the use of non-opioids such as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and paracetamol in the management of mild to moderate pain (Hutton, McGee & Dunbar, 2008). They can be used in conjunction with...
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