Critical appraisal:Tulipani C, Morelli F, Spedicato MR, Maiello E, Todarello O, Porcelli P 2010

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Article being appraised

Tulipani C, Morelli F, Spedicato MR, Maiello E, Todarello O, Porcelli P. Alexithymia and cancer pain: the effect of psychological intervention. Psychother Psychosom 2010;79(3):156-63 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20185972.


Applicable clinical question
Result of appraisal

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Reason for decision

There are only 3 and 4 of 52 subjects in each study arm and for a trial that examines psyhological factors in cancer pain this is too low


Completed by

Prof Matthew Peters MD FRACP


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Article
Tulipani C, Morelli F, Spedicato MR, Maiello E, Todarello O, Porcelli P. Alexithymia and cancer pain: the effect of psychological intervention. Psychother Psychosom 2010;79(3):156-63 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20185972.
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User:Matthew.peters
Topic area
Guidelines:Lung cancer/Treatment/Non-small-cell stage IV inoperable
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