Critical appraisal:Miaskowski C, Dodd M, West C, Paul SM, Schumacher K, Tripathy D, et al 2007 2

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Miaskowski C, Dodd M, West C, Paul SM, Schumacher K, Tripathy D, et al. The use of a responder analysis to identify differences in patient outcomes following a self-care intervention to improve cancer pain management. Pain 2007 May;129(1-2):55-63 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17257753.


Applicable clinical question
Result of appraisal

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Reason for decision

A small minority of the subjects recruited, as with the earlier study, had lung cancer and the effect of the intervention may not be safely extrapolated


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Prof Matthew Peters MD FRACP


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Article
Miaskowski C, Dodd M, West C, Paul SM, Schumacher K, Tripathy D, et al. The use of a responder analysis to identify differences in patient outcomes following a self-care intervention to improve cancer pain management. Pain 2007 May;129(1-2):55-63 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17257753.
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User:Matthew.peters
Topic area
Guidelines:Lung cancer/Treatment/Non-small-cell stage IV inoperable
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