Volume 36, No. 01, Month JANUARY, Year 2021, Pages 90 - 96

Outcome of pain management program in gynecological cancer patients who received palliative care in srinagarind hospital

Pornapa Boontasaeng, Bandit Chumworathayi, Parichart Piasupun

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Background and objective: Gynecological cancer patients who received palliative care had been suffered from pain. Therefore, providing care with pain management programs and determining the outcome could manage the pain more effectively. We performed this study to assess the percentage of patients who had decreased pain equal to 50% or more and their satisfaction with pain management. Method: A retrospective study of medical records, care records, and information systems were applied in this study. The sample were medical records of 45 gynecological cancer patients who were admitted and treated in gynecological 5B ward from January 1 - December 31, 2019. Descriptive statistic, mean, percentage, standard deviation, and their 95% CIs were used for data analysis. Results: There were 45 gynecological cancer patients received palliative care in 2019. Most of them had initial pain score 7-10 (severe pain) and 95.6% (95% CI 84.85 - 99.46) had more than 50% reduction of pain within the first 48 hours after receiving care with the pain management program in gynecological patients receiving palliative care. Moreover, the patients were satisfied with the overall pain management at a very


gynecological cancer; palliative care; pain management


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