Reflective accounts

Chronic pain in adults

A CPD article enhanced Anneli Ostler’s understanding of the strategies for managing chronic pain in adults

A CPD article enhanced Anneli Ostler’s understanding of the strategies for managing chronic pain in adults.

Abstract

Reading the CPD article helped improve my understanding of the importance of identifying chronic pain. Chronic pain may occur on its own or as a feature of other chronic conditions, and it may be nociceptive or neuropathic, or a combination of the two.

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

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