Breakthrough pain - management and treatment

Other literature type Croatian OPEN
Lončarić-Katušin, Mirjana;
(2014)
  • Publisher: PLIVA CROATIA d.o.o.
  • Journal: Medicus,volume 23,issue 2. Liječenje boli (issn: 1330-013X, eissn: 1848-8315)
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  • Subject: karcinomska bol; opioidi; probijajuća bol | cancer pain; opioids; breakthrough pain

Breakthrough cancer pain is defined as transient pain exacerbation in patients with stable and controlled basal pain. Persistent and breakthrough pain are distinct components of cancer pain and require separate management. The management of breakthrough cancer pain shou... View more
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