- Who 3-step analgesic ladder for cancer pain
- Overview of WHO cancer pain programme
- Cancer pain: a global problem
- UK national cancer patient survey
- Cancer pain is still endemic in the developed world
- Pain characteristics
- Pain in advanced cancer
- 2007 EPIC survey
- What has been achieved?
- The problem
- The science of pain mechanisms and pain control
- Cancer pain is complex
- Cancer pain scenarios
- Aetiology of cancer pain
- Chronic pain is mediated by immune/inflammatory mechanisms
- The WHO resource allocation model
- Validation of WHO ladder
- What has impeded progress?
- What is an 'adjuvant' in pain control?
- Current molecular neurotransmission targets for pain control
- The solution
- Several mechanism-based ways of treating cancer pain
- Pyramid of modern approaches to cancer pain
- Do anti-cancer treatments reduce pain?
- How do opioids reduce pain and are they all the same?
- Can opioids do harm?
- Morphine for cancer pain
- Can opioids be combined?
- Has the WHO ladder altered physician attitudes to cancer pain management?
- Models of pain management: dogma vs. rationality
- What else can we offer besides oral morphine?
- Comprehensive modern approach to analgesics for cancer pain
- Towards a new mechanism-based approach
Ahmedzai, S. (2009, February 23). The rational use of opioid analgesics for cancer pain - with a critique of the WHO 3-step ladder [Video file]. In The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks
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