Pain does not exist in a vacuum, but in an external and internal environment
A mild sedative could greatly reduce the risk of people experiencing delirium after an operation, according to new research.
Pain is both a prevalent and costly healthcare problem.
Dr Shelagh Wright PhD, retired lecturer in Psycho-oncology at the School of Nursing and Human Sciences DCU and Facilitator in Pain Management, reports on the Irish Pain Society’s recent Annual Scientific Meeting in Dublin, which concentrated on neuropathic pain.
Two-thirds of the world’s population lacks access to safe, affordable surgical and anaesthesia care when needed, according to initial findings of a report carried out by the Lancet Commission with support from RCSI.