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Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP

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CALIL, Ana Maria  and  PIMENTA, Cibele Andrucioli de Mattos. Concepts of emergency service nurses and physicians regarding pain and analgesia in trauma. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 2005, vol.39, n.3, pp.325-332. ISSN 0080-6234.

This study analyzed the concepts of pain and analgesia in trauma nurses and physicians of an emergency service have. Semi-structured interviews were carried out with 100 percent of the nursing staff (22) and 85 percent of the medical staff (22) of the Surgical First Aid Service of the University of São Paulo Medical School's Hospital das Clínicas. The analysis of the data revealed that some of the ideas coincide with the literature, but others do not. The interviewees agreed with most of the concepts, but disagreed with some. In the professionals' opinion, little priority is given to the control of pain in trauma.

Keywords : Pain; Analgesia; Wounds and injuries [nursing]; Emergency.

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