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Managing the pain of bone metastases in the home environment



Managing the pain of bone metastases in the home environment



American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 15(1): 32-42



This article presents an in-depth review of the medical, pharmacological and nursing interventions needed to relieve the pain experienced with bone metastases. Covered areas include: Pathophysiology. Clinical presentation of bone pain. Treatment options. Therapeutic interventions. The hospice nurse as an agent of hope. In addition, a comprehensive presentation of nonopioid medications used in managing bone pain is provided in table format.

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Accession: 046619102

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PMID: 9468977

DOI: 10.1177/104990919801500108


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