[PDF] Guide to pain management in low-resource settings

Source:
International Association for the Study of Pain
Publisher:
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
Publication date:
01 November 2010

Abstract

This chapter is part of the IASP volume 'Guide to pain management in low-resource settings'. It provides information for practitioners in settings with limited resources on simple and cost-effective approaches that can provide maximum effects in pain management. The focus in this chapter is on palliative care, from diagnosis to death, and beyond into bereavement support.