Perceived barriers to pain management
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Perceived barriers to pain management

Martin Duignan Advanced nurse practitioner candidate, Our Lady’s Hospital, County Meath
Virginia Dunn Former lecturer, Nursing at Trinity College Dublin

MARTIN DUIGNAN and VIRGINIA DUNN compare how barriers to pain management in emergency departments are perceived by nurses in the Republic of Ireland and in the United States

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

Emergency Nurse. 16, 9, 31-35. doi: 10.7748/en2009.

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