Upton, Dominic (2011) Pain, Wound Care and Psychology: the Missing Link? Wounds UK, 7 (2). pp. 119-122.Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
As evolutionary constructs go, pain is not one that often gets the recognition it deserves. Although pain is a useful experience in certain experiences, in others it can be demanding, excruciating, all-consuming, dulling and, in short, a real pain! Irrespective of the words used, the experience of pain is central for the patient with a wound (whether acute or chronic) and, as a consequence, should be for the healthcare professional. Pain itself is a complex phenomena and the multiplicity of adjectives used to describe it are only matched by the variables associated with the experience of pain.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||pain, wound care, psychology|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
|Divisions:||Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society|
|Depositing User:||Laura Scurlock-Evans|
|Date Deposited:||03 Jul 2012 08:31|
|Last Modified:||03 Jul 2012 08:32|
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