Jeannine Brant on Assessing Pain in Patients with Cancer
Jeannine Brant discusses the important things to remember when assessing pain in a patient with cancer.
Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN-CNS, AOCN, Billings Clinic, discusses the important things to remember when assessing pain in patients with cancer.
Pain assessment relies on discovering who is having cancer pain and who is not, which relies on communication with the patient. Brant reminds nurses to check on the four A's: response to analgesia, daily activities and functionality, adverse events, aberrant behavior.