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Author Davis, Bryn D.
Title Caring for people in pain / Bryn D. Davis.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

Author Davis, Bryn D.
Subject Pain -- Nursing.
Pain -- Treatment.
Pain -- nursing.
Pain -- psychology.
Pain Management.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 256 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-248) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Introduction: what is pain? Introduction -- Some experiences of pain. pt. 2. Factors influencing the pain experience. Nociception: sensory-discriminative aspects -- Emotional and motivational aspects of pain -- Cognitive and evaluative aspects of pain -- Social and cultural aspects of pain. Ot. 3. Interventions to help the person in pain. Pharmacological and physical interventions -- Psychological interventions. pt. 4. The management of pain. Assessment and monitoring of pain -- Administration of interventions -- Conclusion: the future--research and education.
Summary An excellent introduction for nurses to all aspects of pain and its management. Topics examined are relevant to all areas of health care practice and include:*types of pain*the experience of pain, including psycho-social factors*interventions (pharmocological, physical and psychological)*alternative and complementary therapies. Caring for People in Pain clearly sets out the research base for practice and provides a thorough and accessible text for students of this core topic on all entry level and many post-registration nursing courses.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203159381 (electronic bk.)
9780203159385 (electronic bk.)
0203022637 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780203022634 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0415188911 (pbk.)
OCLC # 48138253
Additional Format Print version: Davis, Bryn D. Caring for people in pain. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415188903 (DLC) 99036130 (OCoLC)41620366

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