NCCN Practice Guidelines for Cancer Pain.

  title={NCCN Practice Guidelines for Cancer Pain.},
  author={Costantino Benedetti and Chris Brock and Charles S. Cleeland and Nessa Coyle and J Eric Dub{\'e} and Betty M. Ferrell and Sam Hassenbusch and Nora Anita Janjan and Mark J. Lema and Michael Herbert Levy and Matthew J Loscalzo and Maureen Lynch and Cameron C Muir and Liisa Oakes and Allison O'Neill and Richard Payne and Karen Syrjala and Susan C Urba and Sharon M. Weinstein},
  volume={14 11A},
The overall approach to pain management encompassed in these guidelines is comprehensive. It is based on objective pain assessments, utilizes both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions, and requires continual reevaluation of the patient. The NCCN Cancer Pain Practice Guidelines Panel believes that cancer pain can be well controlled in the vast majority of patients if the algorithms presented are systematically applied, carefully monitored, and tailored to the needs of the individual… CONTINUE READING

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