Results 1 - 10 of 10 Search Tips

Neuropathic pain: clinical features, assessment and treatment

13 October 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the sixth in a series on pain, aims to provide nurses with information about neuropathic pain, its causes, clinical presentation and treatment...

Understanding the experience and physiology of pain

22 September 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the third in a series of articles written by pain nurse specialists, explains the underlying physiology of pain. Nociceptive pain describes the normal...

Adjuvant medicines for the management of neuropathic pain

20 October 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The main focus of this article, part of a series on pain, is to describe the abnormal patterns that occur in persistent and neuropathic pain states. It provides an...

Pain management in patients following limb amputation

12 January 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Phantom limb pain is common in patients who have amputations. This article outlines the different theories that explain the pathophysiology of phantom limb pain,...

Wound-related pain: features, assessment and treatment

11 November 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

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...

Wound-related pain: features, assessment and treatment

01 December 2009

Primary Health Care

CPD

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...

Advances in the pharmacological management of acute and chronic pain

06 June 2018

Nursing Standard

Pain

Effective management of acute and chronic pain is an important aspect of nursing practice. Relieving patients’ pain requires nurses to have an understanding of the...

An overview of pain assessment and management

30 March 2022

Nursing Standard

pain management

Pain is a distressing, subjective and complex phenomenon that all nurses will encounter in their clinical practice. Effective pain management requires nurses to...

Association between medically assisted detoxification and neuropathic pain

19 July 2021

Nursing Standard

pain

Background High-risk alcohol use is correlated with chronic pain. Chronic pain and alcohol dependence are associated with similar neurological, endocrinological and...

Assessment and management of chronic pain

05 August 2019

Nursing Standard

pain

Chronic pain can have significant physical, psychological and social effects on a person’s life, as well as on their families and friends. However, it is often not...