Pain, wound care and psychology

The missing link?

Dominic Upton

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Abstract

Although pain is a useful experience in certain experiences, in others it can be demanding, excruciating, all-consuming, dulling and, in short, a real pain! Irrespective of the words used, the experience of pain is central for the patient with a wound (whether acute or chronic) and, as a consequence, should be for the healthcare professional. Pain itself is a complex phenomena and the multiplicity of adjectives used to describe it are only matched by the variables associated with the experience of pain
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-122
Number of pages4
JournalWounds UK
Volume7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Upton, Dominic. / Pain, wound care and psychology : The missing link?. In: Wounds UK. 2011 ; Vol. 7, No. 2. pp. 119-122.
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