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Pain management in cancer center inpatients: a cluster randomized trial to evaluate a systematic integrated approach—The Edinburgh Pain Assessment and Management Tool

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Purpose Pain is suboptimally managed in patients with cancer. We aimed to compare the effect of a policy of adding a clinician-delivered bedside pain assessment and management tool (Edinburgh Pain Assessment and management Tool [EPAT]) to usual care (UC) versus UC alone on pain outcomes. Patients and Methods In a two-arm, parallel group, cluster randomized (1:1) trial, we observed pain outcomes in 19 cancer centers in the United Kingdom and then randomly assi... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1200/JCO.2017.76.1825

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Publisher:
American Society of Clinical Oncology Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Clinical Oncology Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
13
Pages:
1284-1290
Publication date:
2018-03-15
Acceptance date:
2018-02-05
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EISSN:
1527-7755
ISSN:
0732-183X
Pubs id:
pubs:824234
URN:
uri:21825608-eafd-4bf8-afae-30b7805ebfc9
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uuid:21825608-eafd-4bf8-afae-30b7805ebfc9
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pubs:824234

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