Category list : Managing pain
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Recent opioid use is associated with both an increased risk of falls in older adults and also an increased risk of death, warn Canadian researchers in the wake of a large study.
Specialist nurses in the Midlands have adopted a creative and unique approach to helping young patients cope with chronic pain via the use of arts and crafts.
A new trial is to look at a support programme designed to help patients with long-term pain reduce their dependency on strong opioid painkillers.
First time mothers with an epidural who lie down in the later stages of labour are more likely to have a normal birth than those who remain upright, according to UK researchers.
Evidence in the US suggests 60% of all new nurses quit their first job within the first year due to workplace behaviour issues
Palliative Care. Second EditionSubscription
’Medics and nurses would find this book a useful book to have within their own personal library as palliative care can touch many specialisms’
‘This book is aimed at patients with chronic pain, but would also be useful for any healthcare professionals interested in chronic pain’
Is chest pain always an emergency?Subscription
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
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.
Patient pain threshold 'decided by four genes'Subscription
Four genes may help decide a person’s pain threshold, according to US researchers.