Barriers to the analgesic management of cancer pain: a comparison of attitudes of Taiwanese patients and their family caregivers.

@article{Lin2000BarriersTT,
  title={Barriers to the analgesic management of cancer pain: a comparison of attitudes of Taiwanese patients and their family caregivers.},
  author={C C Lin},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2000},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={7-14}
}
The purposes of this study were as follows: (1) to compare the attitudes which were considered to be barriers to cancer pain management held by Taiwanese cancer patients and their family caregivers; (2) to determine if these barriers were related to patient hesitancy to take analgesics and/or family caregiver hesitancy to administer analgesics: and (3) to determine if attitudinal barriers by patients and/or family caregivers predicted the adequacy of analgesics that patients used. A total of… CONTINUE READING

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