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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
PURPOSE The WHO guidelines on cancer pain management recommend a sequential three-step analgesic ladder. However, conclusive data… Expand
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2014
2014
Over the past few years there have been sustained efforts by professionals and patient groups to make pain assessment and… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Pain is a major health problem in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) affecting half of the dialysis patients; most of them experience… Expand
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2011
2011
Patients with blood-related cancers (BRC) suffer from a substantial symptom burden, including several pain syndromes sustained by… Expand
2008
2008
  • M. Fallon
  • Supportive Care in Cancer
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 35483821
 
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Pain is the one of the most common symptoms experienced by patients with ESRD; it impairs their quality of life and is… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The three-step analgesic ladder approach developed by the World Health Organization works well in treating the vast majority (70… Expand
1997
1997
  • R. Herbert, F. Gregor
  • Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of…
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 24027542
A descriptive correlational design was used to study quality of life and coping in 39 clients with severe chronic obstructive… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Quantifiable and measurable methods accurately assess pain severity and successfully guide physicians in determining which… Expand
Review
1993
Review
1993
The pain experience of the cancer patient is the result of many factors, including nociceptive sources, specific pain syndromes… Expand