Nursing patients with pain

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with pain

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Definition and overview of pain - Acute pain - Chronic pain - Pain assessment - Pain assessment tools - Methods of relieving pain - Issues relating to drug use in pain control - Non-pharmacological interventions to manage pain - Complementary therapies for pain relief - Nursing care and interventions - Discharging patients home with pain problems - Common drugs used for pain management

Chapter.  4437 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills ; Pain Medicine

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