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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.
Nursing Standard. 18, 24,65-70. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.02.18.24.65.c3557
Published in print: 25 February 2004Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review