Minimising pain at dressing changes
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Minimising pain at dressing changes

Menna Lloyd Jones Senior Nurse, Tissue Viability, North West Wales NHS Trust

This article emphasises the importance of preventing pain in wound management. It describes the physiology and aetiology of wound pain, discusses how to assess for pain and outlines strategies to prevent and manage wound pain.

Correspondence Menna.Jones@nww-tr.wales.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 18, 24,65-70. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.02.18.24.65.c3557

Published in print: 25 February 2004

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review