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Perceived barriers to pain management

10 February 2009

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Comprehensive pain management remains an elusive goal for healthcare practitioners, despite attempts to address suboptimal use of anal-gesia, or oligoanalgesia,...

Barriers to pain management in emergency departments

01 February 2008

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Research shows that pain is the primary issue for more than 70 per cent of patients who present at emergency departments (EDs) (Tanabe and Buschmann 1999,...

Anatomy for Problem Solving in Sports Medicine: The Back

07 December 2015

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

BACK PAIN is one of the most common reasons for a person to seek healthcare advice and the second most common reason for sick leave. Back injuries, therefore, have...

Physical activity: is it time for emergency department nurses to step up?

10 March 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Physical inactivity seems to be reaching pandemic proportions. People are becoming more obese and less physically active at an alarming rate, and physical inactivity...

The Back: Anatomy for Problem Solving in Sports Medicine

06 January 2016

Nursing Standard

Book Review

Back pain is one of the most common reasons for a person to seek healthcare advice and the second most common reason for sick leave.