Pain Management Nursing
News and practice for pain management nurse specialists
Wound pain is often underestimated and poorly managed. A variety of techniques can be used by health professionals to improve its assessment and management
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
Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.
Pain management needs to be tailored for older people. The British Pain Society and British Geriatric Society produced guidelines specifically for this client group
Post operative pain
Patients with ambulatory chest drains can be discharged home early if supported by review at a nurse-led clinic, patient information and a 24-hour helpline.
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This article debates the evidence surrounding the nursing procedure of administering intramuscular injections