Reflective accounts

Chronic pain in adults

A CPD article informed Rosalind Ponomarenko-Jones of the types of pain, assessment tools and treatments available

A CPD article informed Rosalind Ponomarenko-Jones of the types of pain, assessment tools and treatments available

Abstract

I was unaware of the full range of treatments available for individuals experiencing chronic pain before reading this CPD article. Many patients on the gynaecology ward where I work are admitted because of chronic pain.

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This reflective account is based on NS765 Barrie J, Loughlin D (2014) Managing chronic pain in adults. Nursing Standard. 29, 7, 50-58.

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