7. Pain Control for the Geriatric Cancer Patient

  1. Dr. Alice Villalobos and
  2. Laurie Kaplan MSC
  1. Jeremy Bentham

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470344446.ch7

Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond

Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond

How to Cite

Villalobos, A. and Kaplan, L. (2007) Pain Control for the Geriatric Cancer Patient, in Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470344446.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 5 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813802664

Online ISBN: 9780470344446

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Keywords:

  • geriatric cancer patient;
  • pain control;
  • animal behavior;
  • cancer-induced pain;
  • bone pain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Treating Pain Is Good Medicine

  • Pain Pathways

  • Cancer-Induced Pain

  • Nervousness Plus Anxiety Equals Emotional Pain

  • Short-Acting Immobilization for Chemotherapy

  • Confronting the Brutality of Pain

  • Pain Scales and Scoring Charts

  • Agonist Opioids

  • NSAIDs for Cancer Pain

  • Steroids

  • Multimodal Therapy for Cancer Pain

  • Alternative Therapy

  • Combinations

  • Cats and NSAIDs

  • Surgery and Painful Procedures

  • Using Local Analgesics

  • Epidurals and Local Pain Control

  • Perioperative Pain Control

  • Compounding Pharmacies

  • Pain Control for Pawspice Care

  • Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions in Pain Control

  • Summary