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Other therapeutic interventions

Andrew Davies

in Cancer-related Breakthrough Pain

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199656974
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199656974.003.0009

Series: Oxford Pain Management Library

Other therapeutic interventions

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• A wide variety of non-pharmacological interventions have been used to treat cancer-related pain • Patients often use non-pharmacological interventions in conjunction with pharmacological interventions • Anaesthetic interventions can be used to treat difficult pain problems associated with breakthrough pain episodes • Anaesthetic interventions are usually intended to be an adjuvant to systemic analgesic treatment.

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Subjects: Clinical Oncology ; Pain Medicine

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