Knowledge and attitudes of health-care providers toward cancer pain management: a comparison of physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in the state of New Hampshire.

@article{Furstenberg1998KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes of health-care providers toward cancer pain management: a comparison of physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in the state of New Hampshire.},
  author={Charlotte T. Furstenberg and Tim A. Ahles and Marie Bakitas Whedon and Kristi L Pierce and Mary S Dolan and Leslie F. Roberts and Peter M Silberfarb},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={1998},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={335-49}
}
The knowledge and attitudes toward cancer pain management of physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in the state of New Hampshire were examined through the use of a statewide survey. Many of the providers who completed the survey, and thus indicated that they treated patients with cancer pain on a regular basis, were not pain or oncology specialists. Most of these providers were quite well informed about the fundamentals of cancer pain management. Approximately 90% of providers in all three groups… CONTINUE READING

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