Pain management

Here’s a selection of the resources we offer to support pain Management. Explore our full range via our website:

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waldmanWaldman S D.  Atlas of pain management injection techniques. 4th ed. 2017

dayDay M A. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for chronic pain: a clinical manual and guide. 2017

wrightWright S.  Pain management in nursing practice.  2015

mcintyreMacintyre P E. Acute pain management: a practical guide. 4th ed. 2015

vasudevanVasudevan S. Multidisciplinary management of chronic pain: a practical guide for clinicians. 2015

sackheimSackheim K A. Pain management and palliative care: a comprehensive guide. 2015

cousinsCousins M J.  Fast Facts: chronic and cancer pain. 3rd ed. 2015


ejpEuropean Journal of Pain (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)

jpJournal of Pain (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)

jpsmJournal of Pain and Symptom Management (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)

trapmTechniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management (Kent, Surrey, Sussex NHS OpenAthens password required)


Evidence searches carried out on Pain Management

We provide evidence to inform patient care, service improvement, research and clinical teaching. Recent searches we’ve provided include:

Recognising pain in dementia patients

Pain management following cardiac surgery

Post-operative pain control in lower limb major amputations

Chronic pain and horticulture/gardening

Recommendations/drugs for pain management in IBD

Lidocaine patches for pain in rib fractures

Pain services in hospital / community and advanced nursing roles

Web and other resources

The British Pain Society

The British Pain Society is the oldest and largest multidisciplinary professional organisation in the field of pain within the UK. It is an alliance of professionals advancing the understanding and management of pain for the benefit of patients.

NICE Guidelines Pain Management

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. NICE’s role is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services.