Wound pain: a key patient concern
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Created:   9/7/2010
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Pain is common but devastating to people living with chronic wounds. This collection of articles provides a comprehensive description of approach to wound pain.

Acute Wound Pain: Gaining a Better Understanding

Arroyo-Novoa, Carmen Mabel; Figueroa-Ramos, Milagros I.; Miaskowski, Christine; More

Advances in Skin & Wound Care . 22(8):373-380, August 2009.

Acute pain is often complicated by peripheral and central sensitization leading to hyperalgesia and allodynia.

Chronic Wound Pain: A Conceptual Model

Woo, Kevin Y.; Sibbald, R. Gary

Advances in Skin & Wound Care . 21(4):175-188, April 2008.

Management of wound related pain should be based on a systematized approach to examine the wound cause (underlying pathology), patient factors (anxiety), and local wound care issues (trauma, infection, moisture imbalance).