Pain experience in children with advanced cancer.

  title={Pain experience in children with advanced cancer.},
  author={Lois Van Cleve and Cynthia E Mu{\~n}oz and Matt L. Riggs and Laura Bava and Marilyn Savedra},
  journal={Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses},
  volume={29 1},
BACKGROUND It is important for health care professionals to understand the pain experience in children with advanced cancer. There has been increased attention to this topic, but systematic studies are limited. OBJECTIVE To examine pain symptoms and management in children with advanced cancer using child self-report and nurse documentation. METHODS A prospective, longitudinal method was used to collect data from 62 children over a 5-month period. Children were English and Spanish speaking… CONTINUE READING
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