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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Payne and Kathleen M. Foley, guest editors.
SeriesThe medical clinics of North America -- v.71/2
ContributionsPayne, Richard., Foley, Kathleen M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18335522M

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At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, we take pride in creating a number of pocket clinical resources for our clinicians. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital Pain Management Tables and Guidelines (Pink Book) has been in use by DFCI/BWH clinicians since cancer pain towards the end of life for many sufferers worldwide, may have limitations in the context of long-term survival and increasing disease complexity. In order to address these weaknesses, it is suggested that a more comprehensive model of cancer pain management is . Revised by the BWH/DFCI Pain Management Tables and Guidelines Committee in December Past yearly revisions: , , , , , , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital Pain Management Tables and Guidelines (Pink Book) providesFile Size: KB. Cancer Pain provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, practical guide to the management of pain in cancer patients. The book provides a clear, concise explanation of cancer pain syndromes, a modern understanding of the pathophysiological mechanism and an overview of recent developments in creating pre-clinical cancer pain models.

This book provides, all in one resource, the most recent data on bone cancer development (cellular and molecular mechanisms), genomic and proteomic analyses, clinical analyses (histopathology, imaging, pain monitoring), as well as new therapeutic approaches and clinical trials for primary bone tumors and bone metastases. Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. These contrast with benign tumors, which do not spread. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss, and a change in bowel movements. While these symptoms may indicate cancer, they can also have other sis: Average five year survival 66% (USA).   Pain expression is not only based on the nociceptive input, but also intrinsically linked to the patient’s ability to cope, levels of distress, suffering resulting from the cancer illness, family support, presence of delirium, and behavioral attitudes toward opioids. Thus, in addition to assessing pain, it is important to assess for Cited by: 1. When you are caring for someone with pain, plan time for activities you enjoy and take care of yourself. A support group for family members may be helpful. Call the cancer team if the patient: Has new or worse pain. Can’t take anything by mouth, including the pain medicine. Doesn’t get pain relief, or if the relief doesn’t last long enough.