Chapter 10. Nurse Prescribing in Acute and Chronic Pain Management

  1. Eloise Carr Associate Dean2,
  2. Mandy Layzell Lecturer Practitioner Advanced Specialist Nurse3 and
  3. Martin Christensen PhD member Senior Lecturer4
  1. Trudy Towell Consultant Nurse1 and
  2. Martin Christensen PhD member Senior Lecturer4

Published Online: 21 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318722.ch10

Advancing Nursing Practice in Pain Management

Advancing Nursing Practice in Pain Management

How to Cite

Towell, T. and Christensen, M. (2010) Nurse Prescribing in Acute and Chronic Pain Management, in Advancing Nursing Practice in Pain Management (eds E. Carr, M. Layzell and M. Christensen), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318722.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University, UK

  2. 3

    Acute Pain Team, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  3. 4

    School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth House, Bournemouth University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Midlands NHS Treatment Centre, Burton upon Trent, UK

  2. 4

    School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth House, Bournemouth University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176996

Online ISBN: 9781444318722

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Keywords:

  • nurse prescribing in acute and chronic pain management;
  • continuing professional development (CPD) material;
  • Department of Health and Social Security (DHSS);
  • chronic benign pain, not recognised as palliative care;
  • inadequate post-operative pain management;
  • organisational agreement for service development;
  • Non-Medical Prescribing, Administration and Supply Group (NUH-NMPAS);
  • evaluation use of audit and CPD;
  • organisational agreement for service development;
  • leadership and management - clarity on responsibilities and teams working together

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Acute pain

  • Chronic pain

  • Rationale for service development

  • Evaluation use of audit and CPD

  • Justifying the advanced nursing contribution to develop nurse prescribing in pain management

  • Conclusions

  • References