A comparative study of the attitudes of physicians and nurses toward the management of cancer pain.

@article{Fife1993ACS,
  title={A comparative study of the attitudes of physicians and nurses toward the management of cancer pain.},
  author={Betsy L. Fife and N E Irick and Julie D Painter},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={1993},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={132-9}
}
Although the effective management of cancer pain depends on adequate collaboration and cooperation of the physician and the nurse, little research has been done comparing the attitudes of the two groups. This study investigated the attitudes of physicians and nurses toward cancer pain and its treatment with respect to three domains: (a) the management of cancer pain as a health-care issue; (b) the potential problems of addiction and drug misuse; and (c) the involvement of patients in the… CONTINUE READING

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