Nursing and supporting patients with chronic pain
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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.c4046

Correspondence

susan.shaw@aut.ac.nz

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review