Keys to the Cart: July 3, 2017

published 2 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Cancer pain: WHO Ladder; WHO Analgesic Ladder; Chronic Pain: Cancer, Opioids

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the car a weekly open anesthesia podcast where we were review several IT key words in just a couple of minutes. My name is doctor alley battle and I'm an anesthesiologist at the university of Virginia. We are going to tackle a big topic today cancer pain. Are you ready to unlock some knowledge. Our first keyword is cancer pain W. H. O. latter. The World Health Organization created a 3 step ladder for the treatment of adult patients with cancer pain to help guide therapy. The benefit of the W. H. O. latter is that it is expensive inexpensive to follow an 80 to 90 percent effective for treatment of cancer pain. It focuses on administering the right drug at the right dose at the right time. Are you ready to take some steps. The first step is administration of non opioid analgesics including aspirin and sets and acetaminophen with or without advanced for mild pain ...

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