Chronic pain
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Chronic pain

Suzanne Taylor Previously worked in a nursing home, Warrington Primary Care Trust, Warrington

Suzanne Taylor understands more about controlling chronic pain after reading a learning zone article

At the time of writing this practice profile I was an RGN working in a nursing home providing palliative and continuing care for older people. When caring for and supporting patients with a terminal illness, there was a positive attitude among the healthcare professionals at the home towards ensuring that adequate pain relief and psychological support were offered to patients.

Nursing Standard. 21, 40, 59-60. doi: 10.7748/ns.21.40.59.s56

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