Critical appraisal:Kim JE, Dodd M, West C, Paul S, Facione N, Schumacher K, et al 2004

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Kim JE, Dodd M, West C, Paul S, Facione N, Schumacher K, et al. The PRO-SELF pain control program improves patients' knowledge of cancer pain management. Oncol Nurs Forum 2004 Nov 16;31(6):1137-43 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15547636.


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Reason for decision

A small fraction of the participants in this study had lung cancer. It was dominated by breast and prostate cancer patients and, as it is an educational intervention, it is important that lung cancer patients be studied before any conclusions are drawn


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Prof Matthew Peters MD FRACP


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Article
Kim JE, Dodd M, West C, Paul S, Facione N, Schumacher K, et al. The PRO-SELF pain control program improves patients' knowledge of cancer pain management. Oncol Nurs Forum 2004 Nov 16;31(6):1137-43 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15547636.
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User:Matthew.peters
Topic area
Guidelines:Lung cancer/Treatment/Non-small-cell stage IV inoperable
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