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Cancer pain

 

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The role of digital technology pain management

Dr Matthew Allsop describes the use of digital and electronic technologies in healthcare and their potential for the management of pain

Management of depression in a palliative care patient

Professor Mari Lloyd-Williams presents a case report that illustrates the importance of assessing for depression in people with advanced cancer

Cancer pain and symptom management in palliative care

Opioid rotation to high-dose oxycodone/naloxone was required to control cancer pain and prevent constipation in this case presented by Professor Tony O’Brien

Intrathecal infusion of a local anaesthetic with opioid and an alpha-2-agonist for intractable pain in terminal cancer patients

Pain expert Professor Harald Breivik discusses an infusion of a local anaesthetic with fentanyl and adrenaline in a cancer patient with intractable pain, arguing that lack of evidence of effect is not evidence of lack of effect

The WHO pain ladder and chronic pain in a cancer survivor: a case study

A challenging case where more than the WHO analgesic ladder was required to alleviate the patient's chronic pain is described by Dr Andreas Kopf. With a case review by Dr Dagmar Westerling

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