AuthorsBhaskar, Arun K
AffiliationThe Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
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AbstractInterventional techniques were the mainstay for cancer pain management before the WHO ladder and opioids were freely available. The three-step WHO ladder has its limitations, and cancer pain is often under treated. Advances in treatment options mean that cancer patients are living longer and pain interventions may have a role to play even early in the cancer diagnosis for better quality of analgesia. The role of high doses of opioids in pain management is also currently under scrutiny.
CitationInterventional management of cancer pain. 2012, 6 (1):1-9 Curr Opin Support Palliat Care
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