Research Paper | Medicine Science | Albania | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014
Pain Management And Evaluation Cancer Patients From Staff In Oncology Nursing Service University Hospital Centre Mother Teresa In Tirana, Albania
Zamira IMERAJ | Arianit KOKOBOBO | Sadi BEXHETI | Rudina PIRUSHI 
Abstract: Objective: What is pain, identifying its cause, the initial assessment of pain which included history, location and intensity of pain assessment pain. Recognition and by visual analog scale, verbal numeric scale and verbal expressions instance, the treatment of pain in the way pharmacological and non-drug ways to facilitate the its. Purpose: Evaluation of the level of knowledge of nursing staff, the nursing staff informed whether understands pain management principles and applying the latest standards and best practices when caring for patients with cancer. Material and methods: cross-sectional study (transverse). Data collection was conducted through a structured questionnaire self manageable nursing staff in the oncology service was estimated through sampling UHC Win Pepin for a sample of 280 cases and responsiveness (response berth) was 252 cases, which means 90 % responsiveness. Score: 252 nurses completed the questionnaire 22 % were qualified for pain management in cancer patients, while only 78 % had formal training in management pain. From about this survey 80 % of nursing staff gave definitions of questions and 20 % will be able to give a positive evaluation for the management of cancer pain and the use of scale for the assessment of pain. This study show insufficient knowledge of cancer pain management in nursing staff. Conclusions: As a result of numerous principles in the field of pain management nursing staff may have incomplete information or the inaccurate assessment of pain, the use of opioid and other analgesic, and that contributes to an inefficient management of pain and its sub-address. Nurses must recognize the need to enrich their influence basis for pain management, participating in continuing education courses and reading professional journals and clinical practice guidelines.
Keywords: Pain, assessment, analgesic, nursing management
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014,
Pages: 1577 - 1582