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This simple system can ease cancer patients' pain


This simple system can ease cancer patients' pain

New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Turns out, this simple system can give relief to the cancer patients from unbearable pain. According to a University of Edinburgh-led study, patients with cancer could benefit from a simple bedside system to manage their pain.

The new approach reduces pain levels compared with conventional care, the research with patients' shows. Pain affects half of all people with cancer and an estimated 80 percent of those with advanced cancer, causing both physical and emotional impact on patients.

The team of researchers worked to develop a pen and paper chart which medical staff uses to regularly record pain levels in a simple traffic light system. The findings from this study are published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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