Wound-related pain: features, assessment and treatment
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Wound-related pain: features, assessment and treatment

Kate Bowers Lecturer in clinical nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, Hull
Simon Barrett Tissue viability specialist, East Riding of Yorkshire Primary Care Trust, Hull

This article explores the problem of wound-related pain. It provides an overview of the different types of pain associated with wounds, discusses approaches to pain assessment and considers a range of strategies that may be used to minimise wound-related pain.

Nursing Standard. 24, 10,47-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.11.24.10.47.c7388

Correspondence

k.bowers@hull.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review