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.
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Part One - Introduction - What is pain? 1.Introduction 2.Kinds of Pain Part Two - Factors Influencing the Pain Experience 3.Nociception - Sensory-Discriminative Aspects 4. Motivational and Emotional Aspects of Pain 5.Cognitive and Evaluative Aspects of Pain 6.Social and Cultural Aspects of Pain Part Three - Interventions to Help the Person in Pain 7.Pharmacological and Physical Interventions 8.Psycholgical Interventions Part Four - The Management of Pain 9.The Assessment and Monitoring of Pain 10.Administration of Interventions 11.Conclusion: The Future; Research and Education
Caring for People in Pain by Bryn D. Davis
Bryn D. Davis
Routledge Essentials for Nurses
Used - Very Good
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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