Category list : Acute pain
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Hypnosis reduces perception of acute painSubscription
Hypnosis can significantly reduce acute pain awareness, according to researchers.
The chief medical officer’s recent recommendations to improve services for chronic pain managementare long overdue, but we must not forget the problem of acute pain, argues Sharon Wood
Older people often need pain relief yet age related changes can influence drug pharmacokinetics. An awareness of both drug and non-drug interventions is vital
An exclusive summary of new NICE guidance for health professionals from a member of the guideline development group on the management of an acute painful sickle cell episode.
People on high doses of some painkillers will have to pit the benefits against the risks, as the drugs have been found to increase the chance of heart problems by a small amount, according to research.
A simple blood test could detect twice as many women suffering a heart attack as the standard NHS test, research suggests.
The management of low back painSubscription
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
The words that nurses and other health professionals use to describe where they work is an issue that urgently needs to be addressed
A safety scheme that helps to provide reliable care for frail older people in hospital has received a £450,000 grant.
The quality of chronic pain services in Scotland varies widely from one NHS board to the next, although it has been improving overall, according to a new report.