Integrated strategies for the successful management of breakthrough cancer pain.

@article{Dickman2011IntegratedSF,
  title={Integrated strategies for the successful management of breakthrough cancer pain.},
  author={Andrew Dickman},
  journal={Current opinion in supportive and palliative care},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={8-14}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To highlight the significant impact breakthrough cancer pain (BTcP) can have on patients' quality of life and to discuss potential management strategies that could improve pain control in clinical practice as well as effective strategies to manage risk. RECENT FINDINGS BTcP can place a significant physical, psychological and economic burden on patients. Despite advances in the management of cancer pain, through the application of modern, evidence-based, multimodality… CONTINUE READING

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