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Assessing pain

Kate Seers Research Officer, Daphne Heald Research Unit, Royal College of Nursing

Kate Seers discusses post operative pain control and how it can be managed effectively

Most of us have looked after someone in pain after an operation, but how well did we do, and if you asked the patient what would he say? Did we have a good idea of how much pain he had and the effectiveness of any pain relief?

Nursing Standard. 3, 15, 33-35. doi: 10.7748/ns.3.15.33.s56

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