The use of different research methodologies to evaluate the effectiveness of programmes to improve the care of patients in postoperative pain.

@article{Allcock1996TheUO,
  title={The use of different research methodologies to evaluate the effectiveness of programmes to improve the care of patients in postoperative pain.},
  author={Nick Allcock},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={32-8}
}
Much research has supported the conclusion of the report from The Royal College of Surgeons and College of Anaesthetists (1990), London, England, that the relief of postoperative pain is in many cases unsatisfactory and calls for more research on the effectiveness of educational programmes. A prime aim of nursing research is to influence and to improve practice. In relation to postoperative pain Sofaer's (1985) study was an example of the use of a quasi-experimental approach to improve… CONTINUE READING

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