Pain Intensity and Pain Management of Hospitalized Patients With Cancer: An Opportunity for Improvement

Janine Overcash

Deborah Hanes

Danette Birkhimer

Taletha M. Askew

pain, pain management, hospitalized patients, cancer care
CJON 2013, 17(4), 365-368. DOI: 10.1188/13.CJON.365-368

About 73% of patients diagnosed with cancer report poor pain management. The purpose of this study was to evaluate pain intensity and the extent to which pain was controlled, and based on the findings, to pose options for improving pain management for hospitalized patients with cancer.

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