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Wound-related pain: features, assessment and treatment.

Barrett, Simon; Bowers, Kate


Simon Barrett

Kate Bowers


This article explores the problem of wound-related pain. It provides an overview of the different types of pain associated with wounds, discusses approaches to pain assessment and considers a range of strategies that may be used to minimise wound-related pain.


Barrett, S., & Bowers, K. (2009). Wound-related pain: features, assessment and treatment. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 24(10), 47 - 56.

Journal Article Type Review
Acceptance Date Feb 1, 2009
Publication Date Nov 11, 2009
Journal Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Print ISSN 0029-6570
Publisher RCN Publishing (RCNi)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 24
Issue 10
Pages 47 - 56
Keywords Dressings; Nociceptive and neuropathic pain; Pain assessment; Wound care
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