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Scandinavian Journal of Pain

Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Breivik, Harald


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Volume 16, Issue 1

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Education and support strategies improve assessment and management of pain by nurses

Sigridur Zoëga
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  • University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Landspitali – The National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Published Online: 2017-07-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.04.004

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About the article

Eiriksgata 19, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland. Tel.: +3545431427.


Published Online: 2017-07-01

Published in Print: 2017-07-01


Conflict of interest: None declared.


Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 99–100, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.04.004.

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