Pain management and ‘last offices’

Jennifer Walker and Whitfield Alison

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199211043
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597949 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Pain management and ‘last offices’

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Classifying pain - Assessing pain - Use of pain scales - Treatment of pain - Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) - Setting up patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) - Care of the patient on patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) - Last offices - Common cultural and religious customs around death and dying

Chapter.  4992 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Skills ; Pain Medicine

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