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Nursing care

Dee Burrows

in Pain in Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199212613
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606924 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199212613.003.0014

Series: Oxford Pain Management Library Series Opml P

Nursing care

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• Assessment is crucial to effective pain control. • Nurses should employ comfort care for pain management. • Non-pharmacological strategies can be effective for acute and chronic pain management. • Medication must be appropriate and administered as prescribed. • Service development should follow a systematic approach.

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Subjects: Geriatric Medicine ; Pain Medicine

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