- Prevalence of undertreatment in cancer pain. A review of published literatureS Deandrea
Laboratory of Epidemiological Methods, Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
Ann Oncol 19:1985-91. 2008..Pain Management Indexes (PMIs) evaluate the congruence between the patient's reported level of pain and the intensity/strength of the analgesic therapy. Negative scores indicate inadequate prescriptions...
- Pattern and quality of care of cancer pain management. Results from the Cancer Pain Outcome Research Study GroupG Apolone
Center for the Evaluation and Research on Pain CERP Department of Oncology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Br J Cancer 100:1566-74. 2009....
- Managing severe cancer pain: the role of transdermal buprenorphine: a systematic reviewS Deandrea
Center for the Evaluation and Research on Pain CERP, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Ther Clin Risk Manag 5:707-18. 2009..In conclusion, although the narrative appraisal of each study suggests a positive risk benefit profile, well designed and statistically powered controlled clinical trials are needed to confirm this preliminary evidence...