Cancer and pain: A creative, multidisciplinary approach in working with patients and families Book Section


Authors: Magill, L.; Coyle, N.; Handzo, G.; Loscalzo, M.
Editor: Loewy, J.
Article/Chapter Title: Cancer and pain: A creative, multidisciplinary approach in working with patients and families
Abstract: In order to provide quality care and services, it is essential to gain perception into the general impact that cancer and cancer pain may have on the patient and the family. By developing a broadening understanding of the total cancer pain experience, health care professionals can offer comprehensive care and support through the use of medical, psychological, creative and spiritual interventions. Collaborative efforts can address the multi-faceted needs and issues as well as enhance the overall management of human pain and suffering. This chapter provides a synopsis of the work involved in multidisciplinary care and brief examples of the ways different team members use their experiences in cancer pain management. Rather than provide a comprehensive review, the intent of this chapter is to describe a model that demonstrates an approach to the complementary use of interdisciplinary skills to enhance pain and symptom management in cancer patients and families. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)
Keywords: cancer pain; pain management; family members; multidisciplinary care
Book Title: Music Therapy and Pediatric Pain
ISBN: 978-0-9801355-0-3
Publisher: Jeffrey Books  
Publication Place: Cherry Hill, NJ
Date Published: 1997-01-01
Start Page: 107
End Page: 114
Language: English
ACCESSION: 2008-06428-010
PROVIDER: Ovid Technologies
PROVIDER: psycinfo
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Notes: Book chapter: 10 -- Source: PsycINFO
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