Pain Syndromes and Management in Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Pain is a significant physical symptom that can be observed across the spectrum of hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) care. Pain assessment should include evaluation of the physical and functional components of pain. Management varies based on the type of HSCT-specific pain syndrome. Future directions for management of pain syndromes include the early integration of palliative care. The purpose of this review is to summarize various pain syndromes and management approaches in adult HSCT patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ma, JD; El-Jawahri, AR; LeBlanc, TW; Roeland, EJ

Published Date

  • June 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 551 - 567

PubMed ID

  • 29729788

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1977

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.hoc.2018.01.012


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States