Survey of post-operative patients' pain management.

  title={Survey of post-operative patients' pain management.},
  author={Barbro Bostr{\"o}m and T Ramberg and Barry D Davis and Bengt Fridlund},
  journal={Journal of nursing management},
  volume={5 6},
Although effective pain treatment is available for both cancer-related pain and acute post-operative pain, many patients suffer unnecessarily. The aim of this study was to evaluate post-operative patients' pain management. A descriptive survey study was conducted in a 460-bed acute hospital in the southwestern part of Sweden. One hundred post-operative inpatients, on their second post-operative day, took part in the study. They were consecutively selected from six surgical wards. Data were… CONTINUE READING