Relationships in pain: The experience of relationships to people living with chronic pain in rural areas

Joanne Tollefson, Kim Usher, Kim FOSTER

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The aim of the study was to develop new understanding of the lived experience of relationships for rural people living with chronic pain. Rural residents have greater difficulty accessing health services and providers. This is especially important to those living with chronic pain who often find themselves isolated from professionals who could potentially offer support.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)478-485
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Nursing Practice
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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