Compact Clinical Guide to Acute Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: D'Arcy, Yvonne

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-610549-3

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This book provides much-needed guidelines that are presented in an easy-to-use, systematic format for quick access to core concepts on acute pain management. It is designed to help busy practitioners accurately assess pain in a variety of patient populations, and select patient-appropriate medications and interventions to achieve optimal pain management for adult patients.

Intended for use in primary care, internal medicine, and acute- and long-term care settings, this book covers the topics of acute pain assessment, both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options, current information from national guidelines, along with regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled analgesia, and epidural pain management.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: D'Arcy, Yvonne
ISBN: 978-0-82-610549-3
General Interest Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 344
Year: 2011