Caring for People in Pain

By Bryn Davis, Bryn D. Davis

© 1999 – Routledge

264 pages

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Paperback: 9780415188913
pub: 1999-12-15
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About the Book

An excellent introduction for nurses to all aspects of pain and its management. Topics examined are relevant to all areas of health care practice and include:

*types of pain

*the experience of pain, including psycho-social factors

*interventions (pharmocological, physical and psychological)

*alternative and complementary therapies.

Caring for People in Pain clearly sets out the research base for practice and provides a thorough and accessible text for students of this core topic on all entry level and many post-registration nursing courses.

Reviews

'The author has succeeded in squeezing a wealth of information and experience into a book that is understandable and will do much to encourage changes in practice. The book is a useful resourse for the novice and will be indispensable to the expert practioners.' - Peter Davis, Nursing Standard

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Routledge Essentials for Nurses

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED058000
MEDICAL / Nursing / General