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American Nurses Association. (2018, August). The opioid epidemic: The evolving role of nursing. Retrieved from:

American Nurses Association. (2018). Position statement: The ethical responsibility to manage pain and the suffering it causes. Retrieved from: 

Boland , J. W., & Pockley, A. G. (2018). Influence of opioids on immune function in patients with cancer pain: From bench to bedside. British Journal of Pharmacology, 175(14), 2726-2736. doi:10.1111/bph.13903.

Brant, J. (2016, January 25). Case study: Complex pain management. Oncology Times, 38(2), 38-39. doi:10.1097/01.COT.0000480392.38800.21

Cosio, D. (2019, May 3). Chronic pain and the psychological stages of grief: How clinicians can help patients work through feelings of loss when faced with a chronic pain diagnosis. Practical Pain Management, 19(3), 19-21.     

Finnerup, N. B (2019). Nonnarcotic methods of pain management: New England Journal of Medicine, 380, 2440-2448

Hatfield, L. A., & Umberger, R. (2015, February). Does mitigating pain decrease the risk of infection? The interactions between nociception and immune function. Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 21(1), 11-17. 

Hoffman, K. M., Trawalther, S., Axt, J. R., & Oliver, M. N. (2016, April 19). Racial bias in pain assessment and treatment recommendations, and false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(16), 4296-4301. doi:10.1073/pnas.1516047113 (Links to an external site.) 

Institute of Medicine. (2014, September 17). Dying in America: Key findings and recommendations. Retrieved from:

Mills, S. E., Nicolson, K. P., & Smith, B. H. (2019) Chronic pain: a review of its epidemiology and associated factors in population-based studies. British Journal of Anesthesia, 123(2), 273-283.

Mistiaen, P., van Osch, M., van Vliet, L., Howick, J., Bishop, F. L., Di Blasi, Z., . . . van Dulmen, S. (2016, May ). The effect of patient-practitioner communication on pain: A systematic review. European Journal of Pain, 20(5), 675-688. doi:10.1002/ejp.797  

Plein, L. M., & Rittner, H. L. (2018). Opioids and the immune system – friend or foe. British Journal of Pharmacology, 175(14), 2717-2725. doi:10.1111/bph.13750   

Rosa, W. E. (2018). Transcultural pain management: Theory, practice, and nurse-client partnerships. Pain Management Nursing, 19(1), 23-33. doi:10.1016/j.pmn.2017.10.007   

Ruben, M. A., Meterko, M., & Bokhour, B. G. (2018). Do patient perceptions of provider communication relate to experiences of physical pain? Patient Education & Counseling, 101(2), 209-213. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.08.002

Saifan, A. R., Bashayrea, I. H., Al-Ghabeesh, S. H., Batiha, A., Alrimawi, I., Al-Saraireh, M., & Al-Momani, M. M. (2019). Exploring factors among healthcare professionals that inhibit effective pain management in cancer patients. Central European Journal of Nursing &  Midwifery, 10(1), 967-976. doi:10.15452/CEJNM.2019.10.0003  

Shega, J. (2020) What are the clinical signs of death. Vitas Healthcare. 2020/march/signs-of-active-dying 

Swami M, Case A. Effective Palliative Care: What Is Involved?. Oncology (08909091) [serial online]. April 2018;32(4):180-184.

Tavernier, S. S., Guo, J.-W., Eaton, J., Brant, J. M., Berry, P., & Beck, S. L. (2018). Context matters for nurses leading pain improvement in U.S. hospitals. Pain Management Nursing, 19(5), 474-486. doi:10.1016/j.pmn.2018.05.003    

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