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Pain assessment and management in patients with chronic wounds.

Research paper by Richard J RJ White

Indexed on: 17 May '08Published on: 17 May '08Published in: Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)



Abstract

Pain is a frequent symptom in patients with chronic wounds. It contributes to significant levels of suffering and distress, as well as reduced quality of life. This article considers interventions and procedures for managing pain in patients with chronic wounds.