Palliative care, pain control and nurse prescribing

Source:  Nurse Prescribing, 2010, 8,(6), p.257-64

Follow this link  for fulltext.

Date of publication: June, 2010.

Publication type:  Article

In a nutshell:  Article examines the role of nurse prescribers in helping cancer patients manage their pain which can be a major source of anxiety and distress for most cancer patients at the end of life.  Nurse prescribers in palliative care can address the issue of inadequate pain management by facilitating access to medications in a more timely manner.

Length of publication:  8 pages

Some important notes:  This article is available in full text to all NHS Staff using Athens, for more information about accessing full text follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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