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The Assessment and Management of Pain and Stress in Wound Care.

Solowiej, Kazia and Upton, Dominic (2010) The Assessment and Management of Pain and Stress in Wound Care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 15 (6 (Sup). pp. 26-33.

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Wound pain can cause considerable suffering and distress to patients. Evidence suggests that there is a link between stress and delayed wound healing, and that pain itself is implicated in this relationship. It is essential that stress and pain are assessed and managed effectively during wound management, to promote the rapid healing of chronic wounds.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: wound pain, stress, wound healing, wound management
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Laura Scurlock-Evans
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 10:29
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 16:53

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