A cross-sectional survey of pain in palliative care in Portugal


The purpose of this work is to study the prevalence, intensity, and treatment of pain in Portuguese palliative care teams. Twenty-one palliative care teams were invited to participate in a cross-sectional survey. Ten of these accepted and were included in the study. Data of all patients observed on the 18th week of 2011 were collected. The data collected… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-013-1746-2


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@article{Gonalves2013ACS, title={A cross-sectional survey of pain in palliative care in Portugal}, author={Ferraz Gonçalves and Ana Mattos Brito de Almeida and Catarina A C Antunes and Maria Jo{\~a}o Cardoso and Margarida Carvalho and Maria In{\^e}s Claro and Francisca Coimbra and In{\^e}s Diniz and Bruno Fonseca and Em{\'i}lia Fradique and Edna Gonçalves and Florbela Gonçalves and Maria {\^A}ngela Gonçalves and Am{\'e}rico Almeida Magalh{\~a}es and Paulo Pina and Conceiç{\~a}o Pires and Paula Silva and Ricardo Cipriano da Silva and Rui Almeida Silva and Filipa Tavares and Laura V. Teixeira}, journal={Supportive Care in Cancer}, year={2013}, volume={21}, pages={2033-2039} }