Cancer Patient suffer from severe pain in there whole life just because they usually don’t get proper and right treatment for there cancer pain at right time.
Here in this video, I am explaining about Cancer pain,Its etiology,Symptoms $ there latest and advance Treatment.
Pain is one of the most common and distressing symptom in cancer. “I am afraid not of cancer but pain” is common phrase heard by cancer patient.
Cancer pain is multifactorial and multidimensional in nature .it’s effect relationship with physical,psychological,spiritual and social functioning of the patient. So considered all the components and it’s called Total Pain.
Cancer itself and pain associated with it significantly affect the quality of life of patient and there family.
Management of cancer pain is usually multimodal in nature comprising of non pharmacological ,pharmacological and interventional pain management techniques.
The WHO proposed three step analgesic ladder for cancer pain management.In new fourth step modified by adding interventional pain management [IPM]. However it can be used earlier depending upon the need.
The essential concept of WHO stepladder approach comprising:
1.By the mouth (most prefferd rout)
2.By the clock
3.By the ladder
4.For the individual (Tailored dose)
To conclude Primary cancer pain management depends on proper assessment,opoids availability,dose titration via reassessment and appropriate use of coanalgesics.