Competency in managing care in epidural analgesia

Andrew Bird, Nick Allcock, Joanne Cooper

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Abstract

Epidural analgesia (EA) is effective in providing postoperative pain relief, but has potential complications. An audit was carried out to measure the knowledge, skills and adherence to protocols of nurses deemed competent to care for patients receiving EA.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-20
Number of pages3
JournalNursing Times
Volume109
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013

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Epidural Analgesia
Postoperative Pain
Patient Care
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Keywords

  • analgesia
  • epidural
  • nursing protocols
  • audit

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Bird, A., Allcock, N., & Cooper, J. (2013). Competency in managing care in epidural analgesia. Nursing Times, 109(5), 18-20.
Bird, Andrew ; Allcock, Nick ; Cooper, Joanne. / Competency in managing care in epidural analgesia. In: Nursing Times. 2013 ; Vol. 109, No. 5. pp. 18-20.
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Bird A, Allcock N, Cooper J. Competency in managing care in epidural analgesia. Nursing Times. 2013 Feb;109(5):18-20.