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Advancing Nursing Practice in Pain Management

Eloise Carr (Editor), Mandy Layzell (Editor), Martin Christensen (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-7699-6
232 pages
February 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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This book showcases the development and evaluation of innovative examples of pain management initiatives by advanced practitioners. It considers each service development or community initiative both in terms of advanced practice nursing and pain management. There is a wide range of examples of innovation in pain management included – from the introduction of ketamine use in one trust, to wider issues around meeting the needs of pain management in the community.
 
The book considers issues including use of research, education and interprofessional working in the advanced practitioner role. Each chapter looks at development of the service, challenges of implementation, evaluation of the service’s success and justifying the importance of the advanced nurse in the service’s achievements.
  • Underlying theory is considered but the focus of each chapter is the translation of knowledge and  skills into practice
  • Written by expert advanced nurse practitioners with a wealth of experience in pain management
  • Explores pain management in primary and secondary care, both within and outside the NHS
  • Suitable for qualified nurses, Nurse Practitioners, specialist nurses working in the pain field and nursing students on postgraduate courses on pain management
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Contributors’ biographies.

Foreword 1 - Professor Judy Watt-Watson, University of Toronto, Canada.

Foreword 2 - Professor Kim Manley, Head of Practice Development, Royal.

College of Nursing.

Preface.

Acknowledgement.

1 Introduction to advancing practice in pain management (Eloise Carr and Martin Christensen).

2 Nurse-led femoral nerve block service for patients with fractured neck of femur (Mandy Layzell).

3 New directions in acute pain management: Ketamine. (Gillian Chumbley).

4 Developing a nurse-led clinic for the treatment of neuropathic pain. (Eileen Mann).

5 Nurse led strategies to improve patient safety in acute pain management (Felicia Cox).

6 Developing an acupuncture service for chronic pain </>(Ruth H Heafield, Christine M Haigh, Christine M Barnes and Elaine Beddingham).

7 The Advanced Nurse Practitioner: developing alliances (Ruth Day and Dee Burrows).

8 An overview of advanced nursing practice in the development of pain clinics in primary care: New ways of working (Paul Bibby).

9 Development of Nurse Led Pain Management Programmes: Meeting a Community Need (Dee Burrows).

10 Nurse Prescribing in Acute & Chronic Pain Management (Trudy Towell and Martin Christensen).

11 Nurses leading the development of interprofessional education in pain management (Ann Taylor).

12 New knowledge for advancing practice in pain management (Martin Christensen and Eloise Carr).

Index.

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Eloise Carr is Associate Dean Postgraduate Students, School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University. She serves on Council for the British Pain Society and Chairs a Special Interest Group in Pain Education.

Mandy Layzell is lecturer practitioner, Acute Pain Service, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and the School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University.

Dr Martin Christensen is Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University and clinical educator in a general intensive care unit. 

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  • Underlying theory is considered but the focus of each chapter is the translation of knowledge and  skills into practice
  • Written by expert advanced nurse practitioners with a wealth of experience in pain management
  • Explores pain management in primary and secondary care, both within and outside the NHS
  • Suitable for qualified nurses, Nurse Practitioners, specialist nurses working in the pain field and nursing students on postgraduate courses on pain management
See More
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