September 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
Pain Management explores pain assessment, evaluation and
therapeutic management and challenges nurses to reflect upon their
practice in order to update and improve their clinical practice. It
adopts a chronological approach, exploring the essential clinical
skills required to effectively manage pain in all ages from the
neonate to the older person. Case studies, algorithms and evidence
encourage implementation of best practice throughout the
Chapter 2: Types of Pain and Basic Strategies for Pain Management.
Chapter 3: Pain in Neonates and Infants (0-6 Months).
Chapter 4: Pain in Childhood (6 Months to 12 Years).
Chapter 5: Pain in Early Adulthood (12-18 Years).
Chapter 6: Pain in the Middle Adult Years (18-55 Years).
Chapter 7: Pain in Older Adults.
Chapter 8: The Organisation of Pain Management Services
Eileen Mann is Nurse Consultant in Pain Management, Poole Hospital NHS Trust and Lecturer-Practitioner, Institute of Health & Community Studies, Bournemouth University
* Draws upon published clinical guidelines and standards for the management of pain
* Explores typical experiences of acute and chronic pain across different age groups
* Includes algorithms to encourage implementation of best practice
* Within ‘Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses’ series