A clearer picture of pain
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A clearer picture of pain

Amanda Cheesley RCN professional lead, Long-term conditions and end of life care

Helping patients to identify their pain and its triggers is the first step in alleviating it

Detecting whether someone is experiencing pain is not as straightforward as it may seem. Pain is surprisingly complex and it is different for everyone; what is clearly intolerable to one person may barely register with another.

Nursing Standard. 33, 9, 21-22. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.9.21.s13

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