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Factors affecting the assessment of postoperative pain: a literature review

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The report of the Royal college of Surgeons and College of Anaesthetists has stimulated much interest in the relief of pain following surgery. Despite the development of new techniques such as patient controlled analgesia, pre-emptive analgesia and complementary techniques that have helped to improve the situation, the role of pain assessment remains central. This literature review discusses the standard of nurses' assessment and looks at the factors suggested to influence nurses' assessment of pain.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Lecturer in Nursing, Department of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Nottingham University Medical School, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, England

Publication date: 1996-12-01

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