Pharmacological techniques for managing acute pain in emergency departments
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Pharmacological techniques for managing acute pain in emergency departments

Diana Butcher Clinical nurse specialist, Whittington Hospital, London

Pain is a common reason to attend hospital but it is often inadequately managed. This article examines the physiology of pain and suggests the most effective pharmacological techniques to control it.

Emergency Nurse. 12, 1,26-35. doi: 10.7748/en2004.04.12.1.26.c1150