How to recognise and treat pain in someone with dementia
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How to recognise and treat pain in someone with dementia

Lynn Pearce Health journalist

When nurses ‘think pain’ and take appropriate action, it can transform patients’ lives

In 2018 Julie Willoughby came up with the idea for a campaign to help raise awareness of pain in people with dementia. But the seeds of the campaign were sown many years ago, when a shocking incident on an acute hospital ward made her appreciate the lack of awareness of the issue in general healthcare settings.

Nursing Standard. 34, 4, 52-55. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.4.52.s19

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