Post-operative pain management: a literature review.

  title={Post-operative pain management: a literature review.},
  author={Alison Kitson},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={3 1},
The appropriateness of any set of criteria generated to measure the quality of a particular intervention is dependent upon a thorough, up-to-date assessment of the current state-of-the-art. Few areas in nursing have received as much research attention as that of pain control, particularly post-operative pain control. The following review of the literature* on this subject complements earlier reviews undertaken by Seers (1988) by organizing the information according to four distinct categories… CONTINUE READING

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