Proposal to Train Nurses to Help with Pain Management Abstract This paper is a proposal to train nurses to help physicians with pain management of patients. Recent research suggests that we may be able to treat the pain of patients better (Brennan, Carr & Cousins, 2007). Improperly treated pain can lead to a variety of other physical problems. It is projected that within the next few years there will be a shortage of physicians (Iglehart, 2008). Research studies indicate that there are deficits in nursing knowledge on pain assessment and management in the textbooks (Ferrell et al 2000). This situation increases the necessity for well-trained nurses who can assist physicians in areas such as pain management. Studies have shown that...The end:
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