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Pain & Symptom Management

NOTE: Some listings include a link to a related Promoting Excellence demonstration project.


American Geriatrics Society Panel on Chronic Pain in Older Persons. The AGS Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Pain in Older Persons. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 46: 635-651, 2002.
(University of New Mexico)

Baltic T, Whedon MB, Ahles TA, Fanciullo G. “Improving Pain Management in a Rural Area.” Cancer Practice, (10): S39-S44, 2002.
(Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center)

Bick J. “Managing Pain and End-of-Life Care for Inmate Patients: The California Medical Facility Experience.” Journal of Correctional Health Care: Special Issue: End-of-Life Care in Corrections, 9(2): 2002.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Cody E and Ratcliff M. “Pain Management for Dying Inmate Patients.” Correctional Health Care Report, 2 (2): 2001.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Kitzes J. “Intractable Pain Management/Opioid Therapy.” Indian Health Services Provider, 24(7): 115-117, 1999.
(University of New Mexico)

Rabow MW. “The Prevalence of Distressing Symptoms Among Selected Outpatients at the Beginning of the End of Life.” Journal of Palliative Medicine (Abstract), 15(S1): 92, 2000.
(University of California – San Francisco)

Rabow MW, Dibble SL, Pantilat SJ, McPhee SJ. “A Controlled Trial of Outpatient End-of-Life Care: Symptom Management and Health Care Utilization.” Journal of Palliative Medicine (Abstract), 17(S1): 130, 2002.
(University of California – San Francisco)

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