Better Home Pain Relief (BBC News / Marie Curie Cancer Care)

Summary

A report from Marie Curie Cancer Care indicates that some terminally ill patients may on occasions suffer unnecessarily because of poor access to pain control at home. Interviews with survey respondents identify delays with prescriptions and carers sometimes feeling abandoned.

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Reference

Brimelow, A. (2014). Marie Curie Cancer Care plea over home pain relief. London: BBC Health News, March 8th 2014.

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