Management of severe neuropathic cancer pain: an illustrative case and review

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 04/24/2012

This case illustrates the challenges of managing severe pain in a patient with head and neck cancer while undergoing anti–tumor treatment. A review of the adjuvant analgesics and opioids, particularly methadone, in the management of neuropathic pain is also included.

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