Nursing Care of People Experiencing Pain

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This book chapter was originally published as:

Critchlow, T. (2014). Nursing care of people experiencing pain. In P. Lemone, K. Burke, T. Levett-Jones, T. Dwyer, L. Moxham, K. Reid-Searl, K. Berry, K. Carville, M. Hales, N. Knox, Y. Luxford, & D. Raymond (Eds.), Medical-surgical nursing: Critical thinking for person-centred care (pp. 177-202). Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson.

ISBN: 9781442562028


111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)

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The focus of this product package is to provide students with a strong knowledge base, an understanding of contemporary practice issues in Australia and the capacity for sound clinical reasoning. You will use these professional attributes in order to provide safe and effective nursing care. This easily understood, straightforward Australian edition integrates the following concepts: epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication and cultural safety. Multiple learning strategies have been developed to help the student succeed: MyNursingLab includes audio files, case studies, self-study material and videos, while the text includes boxes, tables, special features, illustrations as well as synthesis and critical thinking exercises to help students build skills for class and clinical learning for practice as a professional nurse.


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