Pain management in terminally ill patients: How the primary care physician can help

H. D. Silverman, N. A. Croker

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Abstract

Successful management of pain in terminally ill patients depends on the physician's temperament, skill, and available time. Proper selection and regularly scheduled administration of medications, judicious use of adjunctive agents, and coordination of other professional services are vital. Drs Silverman and Croker explain the skills necessary to control the pain of terminal cancer patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-188
Number of pages8
JournalPostgraduate medicine
Volume83
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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  • Medicine(all)

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