An overview of pharmacology and acute pain: part two
Felicia Cox Senior nurse in pain management, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London
This article explores the role of medicines in the management of acute pain. The main categories of analgesic drugs are outlined and the different routes of administration are explored. The characteristics and precautions associated with the different classes of medicines are also highlighted.
Nursing Standard. 25, 5, 35-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.10.25.5.35.c8022Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review