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https://read.qxmd.com/read/31085106/an-overview-of-cancer-pain-epidemiology-and-pathophysiology
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Marguerite M Russo, Thiruppavai Sundaramurthi
OBJECTIVE: To present an overview of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of cancer pain related to disease and treatment. DATA SOURCES: Published manuscripts, Web sites, and textbook chapters. CONCLUSION: Current knowledge of cancer pain epidemiology and pathophysiology widens and focuses the opportunities to prevent, limit, and treat cancer pain. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Nurses' knowledge of transduction, transmission, perception, and modulation in cancer pain pathophysiology outlines pathways for multimodal approaches to treat complex and diverse pain experiences...
May 10, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31085105/genetic-variants-associated-with-cancer-pain-and-response-to-opioid-analgesics-implications-for-precision-pain-management
#2
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Gee Su Yang, Natalie M Barnes, Debra E Lyon, Susan G Dorsey
OBJECTIVE: To review the current knowledge on the association of genetic variants with cancer pain. DATA SOURCES: Data-based publications and review articles retrieved from PubMed, CINAHL, and Web of Science, as well as an additional search in Google Scholar. CONCLUSION: Genetic variability can influence differential pain perception and response to opioids in cancer patients, which will have implications in the optimal personalized treatment of cancer pain...
May 10, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31079871/cancer-pain-management-considerations-in-older-adults
#3
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Diane G Cope
OBJECTIVE: To address the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of aging and its impact on the complexities of pain management in older adults with cancer. To describe assessment and nursing strategies for individualized care and side effect management DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles. CONCLUSION: Cancer pain is a complex problem in older adults because of the variations in aging and alterations in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Pain management must be based on thorough assessment, incorporating the unique factors of each patient...
May 9, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31078340/perspectives-on-cancer-pain-assessment-and-management-in-children
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Elizabeth A Duffy, Nancy Dias, Verna Hendricks-Ferguson, Melody Hellsten, Micah Skeens-Borland, Cliff Thornton, Lauri A Linder
OBJECTIVE: To report evidence regarding pain assessment and management for children and adolescents receiving treatment for cancer. DATA SOURCES: Published research and clinical guidelines. CONCLUSION: Children and adolescents experience multiple sources of pain across the cancer continuum. They require developmentally relevant approaches when assessing and managing pain. This review suggests that consideration of the developmental stage and age of the child are essential in both pain assessment and pain management...
May 9, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31076099/the-global-burden-of-cancer-pain
#5
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G├╝lbeyaz Can, Tayreez Mushani, Badriya Hamed Al Rajhi, Jeannine M Brant
OBJECTIVES: To provide an overview of the global disparities in cancer pain management. To discuss cultural, religious, and spiritual considerations in cancer pain assessment and management. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, Internet. CONCLUSION: Significant disparities in pain management exist globally, especially in developing countries. Cultural and religious differences influence pain care and opioid availability is lacking in many countries...
May 7, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31060877/introduction
#6
EDITORIAL
Jeannine M Brant
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 3, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31060876/managing-cancer-pain-in-patients-with-opioid-and-substance-use-disorders
#7
REVIEW
Tonya Edwards, Toya Foster, Jeannine M Brant
OBJECTIVE: To discuss the assessment and management of pain in patients with substance use disorders. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, internet sources. CONCLUSION: Patients should be routinely assessed for SUDs. Pain management should be stratified according to patient risk. An interdisciplinary approach is essential. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Oncology nurses should be aware of assessment approaches to screen and monitor patients with SUDs...
May 3, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31056379/pharmacologic-management-of-cancer-pain
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Anna Howard, Jeannine M Brant
OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of the pharmacologic management of cancer pain. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles, textbooks, Internet. CONCLUSION: Medications are the mainstay of cancer pain management. Evidence exists for multimodal use of opioids, non-opioids, and co-analgesics to optimally manage cancer pain. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Oncology nurses are the front line of pharmacologic pain management for patients...
May 2, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31053398/pain-management-in-the-cancer-survivor
#9
REVIEW
Sandra Kurtin, Abby Fuoto
OBJECTIVES: To describe assessment and interdisciplinary management of pain in the cancer survivor over the continuum of cancer care. DATA SOURCES: Review of the literature and treatment standards. CONCLUSION: Pain remains a primary concern throughout the cancer trajectory across all age groups and diagnoses, emphasizing the need to integrate pain assessment and management across the continuum of cancer survivorship and across care settings...
April 30, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31053397/mind-body-interventions-in-the-management-of-chronic-cancer-pain
#10
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Linda H Eaton, Jennifer M Hulett
OBJECTIVES: To describe mind-body interventions used in the management of chronic cancer pain including their mechanisms of action, dosing, and delivery methods based on available evidence to date. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed publications. CONCLUSION: Further high-quality research is needed to establish the effectiveness and mechanisms of actions for mind-body interventions in chronic cancer pain management. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Mind-body interventions for chronic cancer pain management are generally safe and well-accepted by individuals with cancer...
April 30, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31053396/mechanisms-predictors-and-challenges-in-assessing-and-managing-painful-chemotherapy-induced-peripheral-neuropathy
#11
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Grace A Kanzawa-Lee, Robert Knoerl, Clare Donohoe, Celia M Bridges, Ellen M Lavoie Smith
OBJECTIVE: To describe the known predictors and pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in cancer survivors and the challenges in assessing and managing it. DATA SOURCES: PubMed/Medline, CINAHL, Scopus, and PsycINFO. CONCLUSION: The research on chronic painful CIPN is limited. Additional research is needed to identify the predictors and pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic painful CIPN to inform the development of assessment tools and management options for this painful and possibly debilitating condition...
April 30, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31053395/using-cannabis-to-treat-cancer-related-pain
#12
REVIEW
Timothy Byars, Eloise Theisen, Deborah L Bolton
OBJECTIVE: To describe which cannabinoids and terpenes are effective for treating pain. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles, book chapters. CONCLUSION: Cannabis and cannabinoid medicines, as modulators of the endocannabinoid system, offer novel therapeutic options for the treatment of cancer-related pain, not only for patients who do not respond to conventional therapies, but also for patients who prefer to try cannabis as a first treatment option...
April 30, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31053394/opioids-and-cancer-pain-management-in-the-united-states-public-policy-and-legal-challenges
#13
REVIEW
Anessa M Foxwell, Tanya Uritsky, Salimah H Meghani
OBJECTIVE: To review current opioid guidelines, public policy, and legal challenges that can threaten optimal management of cancer pain. DATA SOURCES: National guidelines, professional web sites, journal articles, essays. CONCLUSION: Recent opioid legislation and increasing scrutiny from regulatory agencies have created multiple barriers for providers and patients to achieve pain control. These challenges include prescription limitations and practitioner fear of litigation, which can result in the under-prescribing or refusal to prescribe opioids...
April 30, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31053393/pain-and-suffering
#14
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Shaunna Siler, Tami Borneman, Betty Ferrell
OBJECTIVE: To review literature on the relationship of pain, spirituality, and suffering as it relates to the patient with cancer who is experiencing pain. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles, textbooks, internet. CONCLUSION: Pain and suffering are distinct and yet closely related in patients with cancer. Oncology nurses are important in assessing a patient's pain, including dimensions of spirituality and suffering. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Oncology nurses are the front line of pain management for patients...
April 30, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/31036386/cancer-pain-assessment-and-measurement
#15
REVIEW
Regina M Fink, Eva Gallagher
OBJECTIVES: To review the incidence of cancer pain; assessment of acute, chronic, and breakthrough pain; and provide insight on assessment approaches and reliable and valid instruments for clinical and research settings. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, Internet. CONCLUSION: Quality pain management for patients with cancer is dependent on an accurate pain assessment and ongoing reassessment, considering the whole person...
April 26, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30902519/scope-and-epidemiology-of-gynecologic-cancers-an-overview
#16
Leah R C Ledford, Suzy Lockwood
OBJECTIVE: To provide a current overview of the scope and epidemiology of gynecologic cancers. DATA SOURCES: A review of articles dated 2005-2018 from PubMed, as well as data from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cervical Cancer Coalition, and the American Cancer Society. CONCLUSION: Gynecologic cancers include any cancer that originates in a woman's reproductive system; cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, vulvar, and fallopian tube (which is very rare), each named for the body part in which the cancer commences...
March 19, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30878194/cervical-cancer-an-overview-of-pathophysiology-and-management
#17
REVIEW
Cynae A Johnson, Deepthi James, Amelita Marzan, Mona Armaos
OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survivorship concerns surrounding cervical cancer. DATA SOURCES: A review of articles dated 2006-2018 from PubMed. CONCLUSION: The landscape for cervical cancer is changing dramatically because of vaccine-driven prevention. Despite these advances, there are both newly diagnosed individuals as well as survivors of cervical cancer who require continued evidence-based care...
March 13, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30876683/new-and-novel-therapies-for-gynecologic-cancers
#18
REVIEW
Debra L Richardson
OBJECTIVE: To review recent therapies approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of gynecologic malignancies. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, FDA.gov, ASCO.org. CONCLUSION: The landscape for treating gynecologic malignancies is rapidly changing. Maintenance therapy now exists for women with advanced ovarian cancer after completing chemotherapy for both newly diagnosed and platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer. Anti-angiogenic therapy has many applications in gynecologic malignancies...
March 12, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30876682/introduction
#19
EDITORIAL
Suzy Lockwood
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 12, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30871843/sexuality-and-menopause-unique-issues-in-gynecologic-cancer
#20
REVIEW
Melinda G Harris
OBJECTIVE: To provide current evidence on treatment- and disease-related sexual health concerns of women with gynecologic cancers. DATA SOURCES: Literature from 2006-2017 from MEDLINE, and PubMed databases. CONCLUSION: There are both physiologic and psychosocial sexual health sequelae among women treated for gynecologic cancer, including induced menopause. The management of symptoms requires communication between provider and patient because the effects can be long lasting and directly affect the patient's quality of life...
March 11, 2019: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
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