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Main description:

Step-by-step guidance on delivering care to patients suffering from pain

Nurse to Nurse: Pain Management is a unique, clinically-focused handbook written to give nurses the step-by-step guidance they need to care for patients suffering from pain. Written by one of the Board of Directors of the American Society for Pain Management Nurisng, the books is filled with features that make clinical decisions at the bedside easier to understand and implement.


Contents:

1. Brief pathophysiology
2. Types of Pain
3. Chronic pain syndromes
4. Negative consequences of unrelieved pain
5. Addiction, tolerance physical dependence and pseudoaddiction
6. Pain assessment
7. Pharmacologic interventions
8. Non-pharmacologic treatments
9. Side effects of interventions
10. Collaborative issues


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780071600088
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: February, 2016
Pages: None
Weight: 571g
Availability: Not yet available
Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain, Nursing

MEET THE AUTHOR

Joyce S. Willens, PhD, RN, BC is on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN). She is also the interim editor of Pain Management Nursing, the official journal of ASPMN. She was previously on the journal’s editorial board. Dr. Willens is one of two nurses in the nation selected from ASPMN to the Content Expert Panel for the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s new certification examination in pain management.

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