Pain and palliative care pharmacotherapy literature summaries and analyses


Journal Article

Timely and important studies are reviewed and commentaries provided by leading palliative care clinicians. Symptoms, interventions, and treatment-related adverse events addressed in this issue are effective management of cancer pain; validity of multiple self-reported pain assessment scales in medically ill populations; sleep duration and mortality in older adults; depression and survival in metastatic breast cancer patients; safety and effectiveness of tanezumab for osteoarthritis pain of the knee; and plotting the functional trajectory of certain patients with end-stage renal disease. © 2011 Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.

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Cited Authors

  • Abernethy, AP

Published Date

  • June 7, 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 178 - 183

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1536-0539

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1536-0288

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/15360288.2011.574787

Citation Source

  • Scopus