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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1989

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Sharon Leech Hofland

Keywords

pain nursing, effectiveness of analgesics, pain treatment

Abstract

The objectives of this study were to:
1. Describe selected personal and professional characteristics of the nurses;
2. Describe the nurses' level of knowledge of selected pain management concepts;
3. Describe the nurses' levels of misconceptions regarding selected pain management concepts;
4. Determine whether there is a significant relationship between the nurses' levels of misconceptions regarding selected pain management concepts and the nurses' age and the nurses' hospital unit of employment.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Pain -- Nursing
Analgesics -- Effectiveness
Pain -- Treatment

Number of Pages

112

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1989 Carla Ries. All rights reserved

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