DETERMINING CANCER-RELATED PAIN MANAGEMENT PRACTICES BY NURSES AT THE NAKURU COUNTY REFERRAL HOSPITAL
More than 70% of cancer patients will experience cancer-related pain in the course of the disease. Nurses have a key role in cancer pain management by accurate assessment, prompt intervention, and adequate evaluation of pain relief measures for better cancer-related pain control. To enhance this, World Health Organization (WHO) developed a 3-step analgesic ladder in 1986 to guide cancer-related pain management worldwide. Objective: To determine cancer-related pain management practices by nurses at the Nakuru County Referral Hospital
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