Equianalgesia: applying evidence-based practice guidelines.

@article{Bond2008EquianalgesiaAE,
  title={Equianalgesia: applying evidence-based practice guidelines.},
  author={Bruce S Bond},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={527-9}
}
Pain related to cancer affects the lives of large numbers of patients and their families. Cancer pain takes many forms: It may be short-lived or long-lasting, may be mild or severe, may affect one or a few organs, bones, or organ systems. Each patient’s pain is unique; therefore, a greater understanding of pain management and pain relief is essential for oncology nurses. The term “equianalgesia” means “approximately equal analgesia” and is used when referring to the doses of various opioid… CONTINUE READING

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