Canadian aSsociation of Psychosocial Oncology
(capo) April 25-28, Vancouver, BC
a prominent role in the identification and
management of cancer-related pain, including
Only 22% nurses
were extremely confident in discussing BTCP
Fear of addiction
is the topic least frequently discussed between
nurses and patients even though it is perceived
to be the main reason for nonadherence to
that identify perceived barriers and facilitators
of professional-patient communication about
the fear of addiction to pain medication and
projects that design and test interventions
to facilitate such communication.
education on the management of BTCP.
surveys with other oncology healthcare professionals
about the management of BTCP.