Cancer-related Breakthrough Pain

Cancer-related Breakthrough Pain

Andrew Davies

Print publication date: May 2019

ISBN: 9780198840480

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This volume contains chapters detailing strategies for the assessment, management, and treatment of breakthrough pain. The use of opioids for the treatment of breakthrough pain is thoroughly explored, with material covering oral, nasal, and other routes for opioid administration. Furthermore, the book includes chapters on non-opioid pharmacological treatments, as well as non-pharmacological interventions.