Management of terminal cancer pain in Sweden: a nationwide survey.

@article{Rawal1993ManagementOT,
  title={Management of terminal cancer pain in Sweden: a nationwide survey.},
  author={N. R. Rawal and J Hylander and Staffan Arn{\'e}r},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1993},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={169-79}
}
The aim of this nationwide survey was to evaluate the extent of pain problems, the principles of pain management and the use of newer drug delivery techniques in terminal cancer patients. 'Terminal period' was defined as an expected life span of about 2 weeks. Another aim was to evaluate the level of knowledge of physicians and nurses and to assess their educational needs regarding management of cancer pain. A total of 456 questionnaires were sent to chairmen and head nurses of 6 major… CONTINUE READING