"...a pleasure to read as well as being brief, authoritative and highly informative. This is a small, genuinely pocket-sized book, but it packs a big punch and reflects accurately the major advances that have been made during the last 20 - 30 years in the understanding of the pathophysiology and management of pain due to cancer...[contains] a chapter on opioid receptors that is a minimalist tour de force
."--British Journal of Anaesthesia
About the Author
Professor Forbes is the clinical lead for the United Bristol Healthcare Trust's hospital and palliative care team, course director for the University of Bristol MSc in Palliative Medicine and course lead for the medical undergraduate teaching in oncology and palliative medicine.