Pain assessment at nurse triage: a literature review
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Pain assessment at nurse triage: a literature review

Damien Bible Staff nurse, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust

DAMIEN BIBLE provides a critical review of the literature and highlights the need for consistent pain assessment and management at nurse triage in A&E

Research suggests that most patients who attend emergency departments (EDs) experience some degree of pain (Loveridge 2000).

Emergency Nurse. 14, 3, 26-29. doi: 10.7748/en2006.06.14.3.26.c1229

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