Acute pain management: implications of scientific evidence for nursing practice in the postoperative context.

@article{Bucknall2001AcutePM,
  title={Acute pain management: implications of scientific evidence for nursing practice in the postoperative context.},
  author={Tracey K Bucknall and Elizabeth Manias and Mari Botti},
  journal={International journal of nursing practice},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={266-73}
}
Unrelieved acute pain remains prevalent in hospitalized patients despite advances in pain management. A decade after the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council called for improved pain management practices by health professionals, it released clinical guidelines to provide clinicians with current scientific evidence to augment their clinical decision-making. This paper examines the implications of national guidelines on nursing practice and highlights the inadequacies of… CONTINUE READING

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