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Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer$
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Sara Booth

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198530756

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.001.0001

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The management of pain and other complications from bone metastases

The management of pain and other complications from bone metastases

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(p.103) Chapter 9 The management of pain and other complications from bone metastases
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Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer
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Yolanda Zuriarrain Reyna

Eduardo Bruera

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.003.0009

This chapter discusses the main aspects of the assessment and management of pain, along with other complications from bone metastases. Some of these complications are pathological fractures, spinal-cord compression, and hypercalcaemia. The first section of the chapter focuses on the assessment and management of bone pain in advanced breast cancer. This is followed by a discussion on the specific pain syndromes in metastatic breast cancer.

Keywords:   assessment of pain, management of pain, bone metastases, bone pain, pain syndromes, metastatic breast cancer, spinal-cord compression, pathological fractures, hypercalcaemia

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