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127 Audit of Pain Burden: Assessment and Treatment Within Oncology Inpatients and Outpatients
  1. Morven Wilkiea and
  2. Deans Buchananb
  1. a Oncology, NHS Tayside, Dundee, Scotland
  2. b Palliative Medicine, NHS Tayside, Scotland

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Background

At least two-thirds of patients with cancer will experience pain. This may be related to their disease or treatment. Pain is a distressing symptom and should be adequately assessed and treated. The standard of care for cancer-related pain in Scotland is the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidance Network (SIGN) guideline 44. Many hospitals use early-warning scores to aid …

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