Pain management services in palliative care: a national survey.

  title={Pain management services in palliative care: a national survey.},
  author={Gordon T Linklater and Mhoira E F Leng and E J J Tiernan and Marjorie A Lee and W. Alastair Chambers},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  volume={16 5},
INTRODUCTION The effective management of pain requires a multidisciplinary approach. Previous studies have suggested that around 8% of cancer patients will require interventional techniques from an anaesthetist with special interest in pain management to maximize pain control, although this percentage may increase in the cohort of patients with difficult pain syndromes under the care of specialist palliative care services. We wished to determine the experiences and views of other palliative… CONTINUE READING

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