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Pain Management Nursing

News and practice for pain management nurse specialists

The management  of wound pain

Strategies to reduce or eliminate wound pain Subscription Required


Wound pain is often underestimated and poorly managed. A variety of techniques can be used by health professionals to improve its assessment and management


The management of low back pain

The management of low back pain Subscription Required


Guidance on low back pain from the British Pain Society and Map of Medicine aims to make treatment consistent between specialties and help commissioners set standards


Is chest pain always an emergency?

Is chest pain always an emergency? Subscription Required


Chest pain is a complex symptom with a variety of causes. It is essential that health professionals have good communication skills to ensure an accurate diagnosis


Elderly man, sitting on bed

Managing chronic pain in older people Subscription Required


Pain management needs to be tailored for older people. The British Pain Society and British Geriatric Society produced guidelines specifically for this client group