Holubec L.,Klinika FN |
Holubec L.,Charles University |
Fiala O.,Klinika FN |
Fiala O.,Charles University |
And 2 more authors.
Onkologie (Czech Republic) | Year: 2015
The present article accompanied by a clinical case report highlights the pitfalls frequently encountered in the common practice of a clinical oncologist. In the introduction, the management of tumour pain is characterized with a focus on errors that can occur in everyday practice. Next, the algorithm of diagnosing and treating breakthrough pain is analyzed in detail. The present case report emphasizes the importance of a good-quality combination therapy for chronic and breakthrough pain that can substantially contribute to improving the quality of life of a patient with multiple generalized tumour disease.