Jane Lynch Bank post-anaesthesia care unit nurse, Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre, Bristol
A CPD article improved Jane Lynch’s knowledge of the role of patient education in postoperative pain management
The article discussed the role of patient education in postoperative pain management. It stated that up to half of patients who have undergone surgery experience chronic pain after the operation, which can result in delayed discharge and hospital readmissions.
Nursing Standard. 32, 21, 64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.21.64.s37
This reflective account is based on NS910 Ingadóttir B, Zoëga S (2017) Role of patient education in postoperative pain management. Nursing Standard. 32, 2, 50-61. rcni.com/postoperative-pain