standard / high
Patients in this study.
PCT; Palliative Care Team 1) We defined moderate or severe pain as intensity of pain
on the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) by patients, or documented ≧8 on the Abbey Pain
Scale (APS) by palliative care physicians at the initial consultation to a PCT.
Akashi et al. BMC Palliative Care 2012 11:7 doi:10.1186/1472-684X-11-7
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