Effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) on Pain among Patients with Cancer

Salim NA, Nigim HA
2017 Advanced Practices in Nursing  
Pain is one of the main symptoms reported in cancer patients which is directly associated with the disease itself or while undergoing treatment. Non-pharmacological interventions are necessary to be included in treatment modalities for pain related to cancer, wherein a variety of options can be used to reduce pain and improve the quality of life Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is widely used, despite lacking evidence to confirm effectiveness in any type of chronic pain, including cancer-related pain
doi:10.4172/2573-0347.1000132 fatcat:agrzasnoebcsng4n6leqd4xhyy