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Anaesthetic and interventional techniques

Paul Farquhar-Smith.

in Cancer-related Bone Pain

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Pain Medicine. 4475 words.

This chapter will focus upon specific/relevant interventional techniques such as neuraxial delivery of opioids and local anaesthetics, local anaesthetic and neurolytic peripheral nerve...

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Assessment

Andrew Davies.

in Cancer-related Breakthrough Pain

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Pain Medicine. 2321 words.

• Successful management of breakthrough pain depends on adequate assessment • Following assessment, appropriate treatment and adequate reassessment are also important • Inadequate assessment may...

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Basic procedure safety and patient considerations for cancer pain interventions

Samyadev Datta.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 2250 words.

Interventional procedures are an integral part of the options available for treatment of certain cancer-related pain. Well-trained physicians can use these techniques safely to provide...

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Benefits and adverse effects of opioids

Cathy Stannard, Michael Coupe and Anthony Pickering.

in Opioids in Non-Cancer Pain

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pain Medicine. 4001 words.

Opioids may help some people with long-term pain and may also have a beneficial effect on sleep and mood. There is weak evidence only that opioid use can improve physical function....

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Bisphosphonates for bone pain

Rebecca Wong.

in Cancer-related Bone Pain

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Pain Medicine. 3821 words.

In the 1960s, Fleisch and Bisaz identified substances in the blood and urine that prevented the formation and dissolution of calcium phosphate crystals, which were later characterized as...

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Cervical cordotomy for cancer pain

Manohar Sharma.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Clinical Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 2513 words.

There is a growing interest in percutaneous cervical cordotomy as an effective pain relief procedure in the UK because of an expected increase in mesothelioma cases. Various publications...

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Clinical features

Andrew Davies.

in Cancer-related Breakthrough Pain

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Pain Medicine. 2950 words.

• Breakthrough pain is very diverse in nature • Breakthrough pain can have multiple causes with multiple pathophysiologies • Breakthrough pain can present with numerous clinical features and...

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Clinical features

Marie T. Fallon and Sandra McConnell.

in Cancer-related Bone Pain

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Pain Medicine. 3451 words.

Bone pain is a significant clinical problem for patients, their carers and health care professionals. Thus, bone pain can have a significant impact on physical, psychological and social...

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Clinical use: back pain

Cathy Stannard, Michael Coupe and Anthony Pickering.

in Opioids in Non-Cancer Pain

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pain Medicine. 2329 words.

Back pain is common; few people need or request medical treatment; fewer still require opioid therapy. Opioids are best used as part of a multimodal rehabilitation plan. Evidence that...

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Clinical use: neuropathic pain

Cathy Stannard, Michael Coupe and Anthony Pickering.

in Opioids in Non-Cancer Pain

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pain Medicine. 3845 words.

Opioids can be useful in treating neuropathic pain. There are theoretical reasons why neuropathic pain may show reduced sensitivity to opioid therapy. Morphine, oxycodone, and tramadol have...

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