by Liza Marmo, Yvonne D’Arcy (Editor)
This concise, comprehensive, evidence-based guide to managing cancer pain will enable nurses on the front lines of pain management to incorporate effective strategies into their daily practice. It is designed to facilitate quick information retrieval. This book focuses on all aspects of cancer pain, including assessment and screening tools, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options, current national guidelines for pain management, regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled anesthesia, and epidural pain management. It also includes updated information on the effect of opioid polymorphisms, cancer pain emergencies, myofascial pain, chronic pain in cancer survivors, and much more. It serves as an important review for the ONS and HPNA Certification exam.