Barriers to Effective Cancer Pain Management: A Survey of Hospitalized Cancer Patients in Australia

@article{Yates2002BarriersTE,
  title={Barriers to Effective Cancer Pain Management: A Survey of Hospitalized Cancer Patients in Australia},
  author={Patsy Yates and Helen E Edwards and Robyn E Nash and Anne M. Walsh and Belinda J Fentiman and Helen M. Skerman and Jake M Najman},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={393-405}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine attitudinal barriers to effective pain management in a consecutively recruited cohort of 114 cancer patients from four Australian hospitals. When surveyed, 48% of this sample reported experiencing pain within the previous 24 hours. Of these, 56% reported this pain to be "distressing, horrible or excruciating," with large proportions indicating that this pain had affected their movement, sleep and emotional well-being. Three factors were identified as… CONTINUE READING

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