Pain assessment and management in patients with chronic wounds
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Pain assessment and management in patients with chronic wounds

Richard J White Professor of tissue viability, Institute of Health, Social Care and Psychology, University of Worcester, Worcester

Pain is a frequent symptom in patients with chronic wounds. It contributes to significant levels of suffering and distress, as well as reduced quality of life. This article considers interventions and procedures for managing pain in patients with chronic wounds.

Nursing Standard. 22, 32,62-68. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.04.22.32.62.c6449

Correspondence

r.white@worc.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review