Translated title of the contribution: [Pain relief]

Lena E Lundorff, Niels-Henrik Jensen


Pain in palliative patients demonstrates impact from many dimensions. This article focuses on pain and typical treatment problems in this respect. A pain analysis is mandatory before initiating pharmacological treatment. However, there are often problems with neuropathic and breakthrough pain. A special issue is the possible toxicity of opioids with acute tolerance and central nervous system sensitisation resulting in increased pain intensity. A key word in the treatment of opioid induced problems is opioid rotation. As pain is very dynamic, close monitoring is recommended.
Translated title of the contribution[Pain relief]
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Issue number44
Pages (from-to)3750-2
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 29 Oct 2007


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