Palliative Care for the Patient With Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease Part 2: Pain and Symptom Management

This is a clinical practice guideline for adult patients with incurable cancer or other end-stage diseases. The guideline examines strategies for the assessment and management of pain and other symptoms associated with advanced disease in this patient population. In addition to pain, the guideline discusses constipation, delirium, depression, dyspnea, fatigue and weakness, as well as nausea and vomiting.