Chapter 11. Pain Associated with Wounds and Dressing Changes — Principles of Patient Care

  1. Jill E. Storch RN, RM, BEd, MEd St, MRCNA1 and
  2. Jan Rice RN, Plas Surg Cert.2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch11

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

How to Cite

Storch, J. E. and Rice, J. (2005) Pain Associated with Wounds and Dressing Changes — Principles of Patient Care, in Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Associate (Nursing) to Professor GI Taylor, AO Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Manager, Education and Clinical Services, Wound Foundation of Australia, Department of Pharmacy/Melbourne, University Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101653

Online ISBN: 9780470774656

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Keywords:

  • dressing changes;
  • patient care;
  • aetiology;
  • pain management;
  • clinical education

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • Significant Pain Management Issues Identified in Wound Care

  • Contemporary Studies of Pain

  • Addressing the Issues Of Pain Management at an International Level

  • Adverse Effects Of Inadequately Treated Pain — Legal Issues

  • Applied Pharmacological Interventions

  • Focusing on Pain in Plastic Surgery Wound Dressing Management

  • Dressing Changes in Clinical Practice

  • Auditing Clinical Nursing Outcomes in Pain Management for Wounds and Dressing Changes

  • References

  • Recommended Websites