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Caring for People in Pain : Routledge Essentials for Nurses - Bryn D. Davis

Caring for People in Pain

Routledge Essentials for Nurses

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2000
ISBN: 9780415188906
Number Of Pages: 268

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An excellent introduction for nurses to all aspects of pain and its management. Topics examined are relevant to all areas of health care practice and include:
*types of pain
*the experience of pain, including psycho-social factors
*interventions (pharmocological, physical and psychological)
*alternative and complementary therapies.
Caring for People in Pain clearly sets out the research base for practice and provides a thorough and accessible text for students of this core topic on all entry level and many post-registration nursing courses.

Introduction - What is pain?
Kinds of Pain
Factors Influencing the Pain Experience
Nociception - Sensory-Discriminative Aspects
Motivational and Emotional Aspects of Pain
Cognitive and Evaluative Aspects of Pain
Social and Cultural Aspects of Pain
Interventions to Help the Person in Pain
Pharmacological and Physical Interventions
Psycholgical Interventions
The Management of Pain
The Assessment and Monitoring of Pain
Administration of Interventions
Conclusion: The Future; Research and Education
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ISBN: 9780415188906
ISBN-10: 0415188903
Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 1st February 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1

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