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Beyond Pain

  • ID: 2223106
  • Book
  • 266 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Nurses are playing an increasingly important part in the multidisciplinary team caring for those with chronic pain and this book will raise awareness among nurses of the contribution that they make to those in their care. It provides a resource that explains the mechanisms that cause chronic pain, the impact this pain has on the patient and their family, and the approaches that can be used effectively to help patients come to terms with ongoing pain.

The contributors are all leading nurse specialists in the field, and topics covered include the effects of nutrition on pain, massage, acupuncture, pain in older people and a discussion of the developing role of nurses in this important clinical area.

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Chapter 1 The anatomy and Physiology of pain. (Rachel Drago).

Chapter 2 The impact of chronic pain. (Pat Schofield).

Chapter 3 The multi–disciplinary team. (Linzi Fletcher and Helen McDonald).

Chapter 4 The assessment of pain. (Pat Schofield).

Chapter 5 Massage. (Amanda Howarth).

Chapter 6 Acupuncture in pain management. (Louise Robson and Joseph Robson).

Chapter 7 Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. (Debbie Poole).

Chapter 8 The Sensory environment (Snoezelen). (Pat Schofield).

Chapter 9 Food and Pain. (Sue Zmarzty).

Chapter 10 Chronic pain pharmacology. (Margaret Dunham).

Chapter 11 Alcoholism and addiction: The management of spiritual pain in the clinical environment. (Paul Bibby).

Chapter 12 Pain in older people. (S.Jose Closs).

Chapter 13 Future directions. (Pat Schofield and Margaret Dunham).



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Pat Schofield
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