Pain management, comfort and sleep

Langtree, Tanya (2016) Pain management, comfort and sleep. In: DeLaune, Sue C., Ladner, Patricia K., McTier, Lauren, Tollefson, Joanne, and Lawrence, Joanne, (eds.) Australian and New Zealand Fundamentals of Nursing. Cengage Learning, South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, pp. 871-908.

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[Extract] The experience of pain and the quality of rest and sleep are factors that can have a significant impact on an individual's health. Both are unique personal experiences that influence all other aspects of an individual's health, including physical wellbeing, mental status and social functioning. This chapter explores the nature of pain, the importance of rest and sleep, and the nursing care required to assist people to maintain their optimal health when the presence of pain or a rest/sleep disturbance threatens to compromise their health status.

Item ID: 45430
Item Type: Book Chapter (Teaching Material)
ISBN: 978-0-17-035064-8
Keywords: pain management; pain assessment; analgesia; sleep
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Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2016 03:00
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 100%
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