Attitudes to children's pain:exploding the 'pain myth'

Collier, J and Pattison, H (1997) Attitudes to children's pain:exploding the 'pain myth'. Paediatric Nursing, 9 (10). pp. 15-18. ISSN 0962-9513

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Previous research has identified healthcare professionals' belief in myths about children's experience of pain as a cause of inadequate pain treatment. In this study, 47 doctors and 36 nurses involved in paediatric care completed a detailed questionnaire on 'pain myths'. The findings indicate a more informed awareness among healthcare professionals regarding childhood pain than previously suggested and that unconditional belief in 'pain myths' is not widespread.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: attitude of health personnel,child,child psychology,health knowledge, attitudes, practice,humans,pain,pediatric nursing
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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Rehabilitation Sciences (former - to 2014)
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2013 14:10
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022 05:25

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