Abstract| Volume 57, ISSUE 3, P426, September 2019

Cancer Pain Management in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Cohort Study

      Background: Cancer pain has historically been very difficult to manage. Despite targeted initiatives by oncologists aimed at increasing the awareness of cancer pain, improving the documentation of pain, and improving pain medication regiments, some patients continue to have significant breakthrough symptoms and therefore seek additional care in the emergency department (ED). Unfortunately, the ED has classically struggled with providing appropriate pain management in the general population. Therefore, patients with cancer who are already at risk for inadequate analgesia may be at particular risk for poor pain management when they present to the ED.
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