Family resilience: Towards a new model of chronic pain management

Kim Usher, Caryn West, Kim FOSTER

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This paper presents a critical appraisal of the potential of family resilience as a new model of care for chronic pain. For nurses, this model offers new strategies for working with families where a member experiences chronic pain.Chronic pain is characterised by one or more of the following: pain that lasts more than six months, from a non-life-threatening cause; and/or which is not responsive to available treatment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-10
Number of pages8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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