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Nurses paintings around the health and wellbeing care method in a superb number of roles. From sufferer care to management, nurses see the place the pressures are, and the way good we're handling to appear after probably the most weak humans in our society. medical demanding situations explores modern concerns principal to nurses' paintings.

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1997) ‘Ulcer treatment ‘‘largely ineffective’’’, Medical Observer, 16 May, p. 5. Hutchinson, J. (1989) ‘Prevalence of wound infection under occlusive dressings: A collective survey of reported research’, Wounds: A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 123–32. Krasner, D. and Rolstad, B. (1993) ‘The ABC of wound care dressings’, Ostomy/Wound Management, vol. 39, no. 8, pp. 66–86. Lawrence, W. , Diegelmann, R. and Lindblad, W. B. Saunders Company, pp. 541–61. , Rodeheaver, G.

133, no. 5, pp. 597–600. Hollinworth, H. (1993) ‘The specialist nurse in wound management’, Journal of Wound Care, vol. 2, no. 2, 114–16. Hughes, J. (1997) ‘Ulcer treatment ‘‘largely ineffective’’’, Medical Observer, 16 May, p. 5. Hutchinson, J. (1989) ‘Prevalence of wound infection under occlusive dressings: A collective survey of reported research’, Wounds: A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 123–32. Krasner, D. and Rolstad, B. (1993) ‘The ABC of wound care dressings’, Ostomy/Wound Management, vol.

The surgeon and physiotherapists involved in this case had labelled the patient as having a low pain threshold common to his nationality (Italian) and as being given to histrionics. Thereafter they simply disregarded his reports of pain. The judge concluded that this failure to listen to the patient’s complaints of pain amounted to negligence and awarded $77 690 to the plaintiff (Langslow 1992). C ONCLUSION Despite better drugs, new technology and the presence of pain management teams, pain management is still sub-optimal.

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