Chronic pain in adults.

  title={Chronic pain in adults.},
  author={Rosalind Ponomarenko-Jones},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={29 29},
I was unaware of the full range of treatments available for individuals experiencing chronic pain before reading this CPD article. Many patients on the gynaecology ward where I work are admitted because of chronic pain. This persists for more than three months, with individuals aged 50-60 reported to experience the most. A large percentage of older people are thought to experience unreported chronic pain, possibly because of an acceptance of it as a natural course of ageing and difficulties… CONTINUE READING