Pain treatment in a palliative unit or team of a university hospital.

  • John F. Scott
  • Published 1982 in Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum
A Palliative Care Unit and Team provides a model for delivering care, in which narcotic analgesics can be optimally effective in the treatment of cancer pain. Our rapidly expanding knowledge of pain physiology and narcotic pharmacokinetics will not benefit patients unless we design more appropriate organizational structures to implement therapy and to teach… (More)