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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… 
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Pain management in end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients is a complex and challenging task to accomplish, and effective pain… 
Review
2015
Review
2015
PurposePain is the most common symptom in cancer patients. Standard pain treatment according to the WHO three-step analgesic… 
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… 
2008
2008
  • M. Fallon
  • Supportive Care in Cancer
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 35483821
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… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
The three-step analgesic ladder approach developed by the World Health Organization works well in treating the vast majority (70… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • E. Reig
  • Clinical Rheumatology
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 22029919
The three-step analgesic ladder, originally proposed for cancer pain relief by the World Health Organization (WHO), is now widely… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
Codeine is an old drug that still enjoys widespread clinical use although the logical basis for its popularity has been… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • R. Miguel
  • Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer…
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 13363825
BACKGROUND For most patients with cancer pain, the World Health Organization's three-step analgesic ladder provides adequate… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
The pain experience of the cancer patient is the result of many factors, including nociceptive sources, specific pain syndromes…