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Title: Pain management in drug users
Authors: McCreaddie, May
Davison, Sarah
Contact Email: may.mccreaddie@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Drug abuse and addiction
Pain control
Issue Date: 16-Jan-2002
Publisher: RCN Publishing
Citation: McCreaddie M & Davison S (2002) Pain management in drug users, Nursing Standard, 16 (19), pp. 45-51.
Abstract: The injecting drug user is likely to present as an emergency hospital admission as a result of drug use, associated problems or lifestyle-related issues. Nurses are, therefore, increasingly likely to have to care for drug users and specifically injecting drug users, in acute environments. This article reviews the literature and current best practice o npain management in drug users in an acute environment.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/12930
URL: http://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/archive/article-pain-management-in-drug-users
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Affiliation: HS Research - Stirling
Southern General Hospital

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