A comprehensive handbook of cancer pain managementin developing countries / editor, Sushma Bhatnagar.
Contributor(s): Bhatnagar, Sushma [editor ].Material type: TextPublisher: Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer,  ©2019Edition: First edition.Description: x, 294 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781975103095; 1975103092.Subject(s): Cancer -- Treatment | Neoplasms | Neoplasms -- therapy | Pain Management | Palliative Care
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pain-the fifth vital sign, ignored in most parts of the world -- Magnitude of the problem and barriers of adequate cancer pain -- Basics of etiology and pathophysiology of pain in cancer -- Managing total pain where there is no education on pain -- Inadequate assessment leads to inadequate relief -- Managing neuropathic pain with limited resources -- Addressing breakthrough pain leads to successful outcome -- Managing metastatic bone pain with limited resources -- Managing acute pain crisis in cancer patients : beyond pain scores -- WHO analgesic ladder-treat patients based on availability of drugs -- Nonpharmacologic management of pain-most economical and best option available -- Therapy-related cancer pain -- Balancing nonopioid analgesics' availability and cost -- Opioids : selection and titration-must learn for appropriate use -- Evolution of the regulatory structure for opioids in India. What are the key messages for other countries? -- Pain and policy : regulatory barriers inhibiting access to opioid analgesics -- Analgesics are more expensive for patients in low-income settings -- Role of interventional pain management in cancer pain -- Managing cancer pain in dying and terminally ill patients at community level -- Starting cancer pain management services in resource-poor settings
Written by an international panel of expert pain physicians, "A Comprehensive Handbook of Cancer Pain Management in Developing Countries" addresses this challenging and vital topic with reference to the latest body of evidence relating to cancer pain. It thoroughly covers pain management in the developing world, explaining the benefit of psychological, interventional, and complementary therapies in cancer pain management, as well as the importance of identifying and overcoming regulatory and educational barriers." -- Back cover.