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Pain management during wound dressing in children

Journal title
Nursing standard
Publication year
2012
Author(s)
Nilsson, S.; Renning, A. C.
Pages
50-5
Volume
26
Number
32

This article reviews the literature describing pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies that nurses can use to manage pain during wound dressing in children aged between one and 18 years in cases where general anaesthesia is not required. The article discusses the assessment of wound pain and anxiety in children and describes the choices available to nurses when managing pain and anxiety during wound dressings.

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