Pain and symptom control in terminally ill children

Karen S. Galloway, Myron Yaster

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Abstract

The management of pain in terminally ill pediatric patients has incalculable benefits to patients, their families, and physicians and nurses. A therapeutic management plan is dependent on a thorough understanding of the causes of pain in these patients, on pain assessment, and on the myriad drugs and drug strategies that are essential in pain treatment. Aggressive symptom control of treatment-related side effects can ensure successful implementation of such a plan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)711-746
Number of pages36
JournalPediatric clinics of North America
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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