"Breakthrough Pain" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.
- Breakthrough Pain
- Breakthrough Pains
- Pains, Breakthrough
- Pain, Breakthrough
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Breakthrough Pain".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Breakthrough Pain".
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