Dec 14, 2017
Episode 8 reviews the management of cancer pain in adults, and features Dr Sarah McLean, Consultant in Community Palliative Care Services at St Francis Hospice Dublin, and Consultant in Palliative Care at Beaumont Hospital. Sarah was a member of the guideline development group for the 2015 National Clinical Guideline on the Pharmacological Management of Cancer Pain in Adults.
In this episode, Sarah provides a comprehensive overview of management of cancer pain in adults, including how to assess pain, commence strong opioids and manage side effects.
As usual, hotlinks to resources and further reading can be found in the show notes, which you can access by tapping or swiping on the show icon on your smart device.
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Episode 8 Selected Websites & Resources (Mentioned during the show):
WHO Pain Ladder:
HSE Palliative Care Clinical Guidelines:
Additional Resources - Palliative Hub: