Published in Cancer Weekly, October 14th, 2003
According to a study from Israel, "To evaluate the degree of pain control among ambulatory cancer patients visiting the outpatient clinics of three oncology centers in south Israel, these patients were interviewed using the Brief Pain Inventory translated into Hebrew (BPI-Heb).
"Patients suffering from pain at least 3 times a week or reporting taking daily analgesics during the last 2 weeks were enrolled. Non-Hebrew speakers and patients too frail or ill were excluded," wrote P. Shvartzman and colleagues, Ben Gurion University Negev, Medical Unit.
"The study population...
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