nonpharmacologic

Publication Title: 
Oncology Nursing Forum

PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To identify and appraise current evidence related to the effectiveness of psychological and physical (nonpharmacologic) pain management modalities for children and young adults with cancer?. DATA SOURCES: Electronic searches in MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and Web of Science (from database inception to June 2013) for clinical trials. DATA SYNTHESIS: A total of 32 unique studies were identified. Substantial heterogeneity existed across identified studies, precluding meta-analysis. Therefore, a narrative review of included studies is presented.

Author(s): 
Jibb, Lindsay A.
Nathan, Paul C.
Stevens, Bonnie J.
Seto, Emily
Cafazzo, Joseph A.
Stephens, Nisha
Yohannes, Liza
Stinson, Jennifer N.
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