WHO Analgesic Method

Known as: Three-Step Analgesic Ladder 
Developed to promote the sequential use of drugs to achieve effective pain relief. The first step is a non-opioid medication (such as aspirin… (More)
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1989-2018
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2017
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2017
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Chronic pain is usually managed by various pharmacotherapies after exhausting the conservative modalities such… (More)
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2012
2012
Dear Editor: The World Health Organization (WHO) three-step analgesic ladder is used as a guideline for the treatment of cancer… (More)
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2011
2011
Patients with blood-related cancers (BRC) suffer from a substantial symptom burden, including several pain syndromes sustained by… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
  • Prescrire international
  • 2011
Adequate pain management is crucial in maintaining the best possible quality of life for terminally ill patients. This article… (More)
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2004
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2004
Eighteen years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a document entitled Cancer Pain Relief, which set out the… (More)
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Review
2000
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2000
The success of the WHO guidelines for the treatment of cancer pain indicates that cancer pain was previously undertreated. At the… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
  • Ros Miguel
  • Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer…
  • 2000
BACKGROUND For most patients with cancer pain, the World Health Organization's three-step analgesic ladder provides adequate… (More)
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1999
1999
  • Mercadante
  • Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer…
  • 1999
Pain is a prevalent symptom experienced by at least 30% of patients undergoing an oncologic treatment for metastatic disease and… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Quantifiable and measurable methods accurately assess pain severity and successfully guide physicians in determining which… (More)
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1996
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1996
  • C U Farnon
  • The American journal of hospice & palliative care
  • 1996
While on vacation in Germany, I explored the German hospice system and its differences from that in the United States. I… (More)
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