Nursing and supporting patients with chronic pain
Susan M Shaw Principal lecturer, Centre for Educational and Professional Development, Auckland University of Technology
Nurses in all settings are likely to be working with patients in chronic pain on a regular basis. Although there is much information available about chronic pain, there is evidence that nurses find patients with chronic pain difficult to work with. This article assists nurses to maintain and develop their practice by addressing these issues.
Nursing Standard. 20, 19, 60-65. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.01.20.19.60.c4046Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review