Complex regional pain syndrome: diagnosis and management

Rose, Eden ORCID logo ORCID: (2023) Complex regional pain syndrome: diagnosis and management. Nursing Standard, 38 (3).

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Complex regional pain syndrome is a rare and not well understood chronic pain condition that can affect anyone, irrespective of age and sex. It is important that nurses and the wider healthcare team are aware of the symptoms and recommended management of this condition, with timely diagnosis and appropriate rehabilitation being particularly important. This article provides an overview of complex regional pain syndrome and explains what is involved in the diagnosis and treatment of this condition. Understanding the complexity of the condition and the relevant management guidelines will enable nurses to provide effective care and support for patients.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Nursing Standard
Publisher: RCN Publishing
ISSN: 2047-9018
Departments: Institute of Health > Nursing
Additional Information: Eden Rose, Lecturer, Institute of Health, University of Cumbria, UK.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2023 17:11
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 14:45


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