Caring for People in Pain

Hardcover | February 2, 2000

byBryn Davis, Bryn D. DavisEditorBryn Davis

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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 Painclearly 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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Pain affects people in different ways, so it can be particularly challenging for a caregiver to determine how much discomfort a patient is feeling and how best to minimize that person’s suffering. Bryn D. Davis offers nursing students and practicing nurses a framework for addressing both short-term and chronic pain with Caring for Peop...

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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 f...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:268 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:February 2, 2000Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415188903

ISBN - 13:9780415188906

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Pain affects people in different ways, so it can be particularly challenging for a caregiver to determine how much discomfort a patient is feeling and how best to minimize that person’s suffering. Bryn D. Davis offers nursing students and practicing nurses a framework for addressing both short-term and chronic pain with Caring for People in Pain. This essential resource covers the different types of pain, including psychosomatic and explores both traditional and alternative treatments.