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Pain relief

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 28, PAGE NO: 63Helen Hollinworth, MSc, BA, RNT, RN, is senior lecturer in nursing, School of Health, Suffolk College, IpswichIt is worrying that patients today continue to experience unnecessary wound pain. The reasons for this include inadequate assessment, the use of inappropriate strategies to cleanse wounds and the use of wound management products that cause trauma to the wound and surrounding skin.

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