QOD 64: Pain Management in and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 64: Pain Management in and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A patient who is dying of cancer tells the nurse that he is in extreme pain. Which of the following principles should the nurse adhere to when managing pain in a dying patient? Select all that apply.

Answer:

A.  Determine if the patient has developed drug tolerance

D.  Discuss . . .