Participation of the nursing team in pain management of burned patients

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: There are many ways to manage burned patients pain, which require the use of available and specific resources for the treatment of this pain. This study aimed at reflecting about the participation of the Nursing team in the management of burned patient's pain. CONTENTS: Burn-related pain has a major impact in patients' life and the Nursing professional should have an appropriate participation in its management. CONCLUSION: The participation of the Nursing Team is critical to the process and may influence the success and effectiveness of pain relief; however, there is the need for investments in technical-scientific knowledge and awareness of these caregivers.

Burned; Nursing care; Pain

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