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Titolo:
Patient-related barriers to cancer pain management in a palliative care setting in Hong Kong
Autore:
Chung, TK; French, P; Chan, S;
Indirizzi:
Shatin Hosp, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Shatin Hosp Hong Kong Hong KongShatin Hosp, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hosp Author, Inst Adv Nursing Studies, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hosp Author Hong Kong Hong Kong v Nursing Studies, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Titolo Testata:
CANCER NURSING
fascicolo: 3, volume: 22, anno: 1999,
pagine: 196 - 203
SICI:
0162-220X(199906)22:3<196:PBTCPM>2.0.ZU;2-1
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Keywords:
barriers; cancer; pain management;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Citazioni:
33
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Chan, S 1-F,Hosp Author Bldg,147B Argyle St, Kowloon, Hong Kong 1-F,Hosp Author Bldg,147B Argyle St Kowloon Hong Kong Hong Kong
Citazione:
T.K. Chung et al., "Patient-related barriers to cancer pain management in a palliative care setting in Hong Kong", CANCER NURS, 22(3), 1999, pp. 196-203

Abstract

This article reviews a study of pain management and its barries in Hong Kong. Using an interview technique, several measures were used to understand the level of concern in patients about pain, the patients' hesitancy in reporting pain, use of analgesics, and adequacy of medication for pain. A total of nine barriers were identified, which include "addiction, " "tolerance," "side effects, " "physician distraction, " "good patient, " "fear of injection, " "time interval, " "fatalism, " and "disease progression. " Thirty-nine interviews were carried out. The interviewees were all cancer patients with pain in a palliative setting in Hong Kong. When the findings in Taiwan and the United States were compared, it was Sound that the cancer patients in Hong Kong had a higher level of concern toward the patient-related barriers. It was also found that the level of concern was generally higher inthe group with hesitancy in reporting, pain mid using analgesics. Last of all, this project also identified the educational needs of patients and health care M workers in Hong Kong.

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