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Causes and aetiology of pain in cancer course for Medical Doctors

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Pain Medicine RCA, British Pain Society

This session describes the various types of pain experienced by cancer patients and reviews the causes of these pain types, generally, and with reference to specific pathophysiological mechanisms.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the prevalence of cancer pain and its subsets
  • Recognize the many forms of cancer-related pain
  • Describe the different types of pain that occur in patients with cancer
  • Recognize the pathophysiological mechanisms contributing to pain types experienced by cancer patients

Pain related to cancer can arise as either a direct, or an indirect, result of the cancer itself, and is experienced by millions of patients with malignancy across the world.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Iain Lawrie,
Consultant and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine

Iain is a Consultant and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust/The University of Manchester.

Iain is a content author with the e-PAIN project.

Delivery
Title
Causes and aetiology of pain in cancer course for Medical Doctors
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Price
Free
Location
Online
Reference
11_01_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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