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Narcophobia: Part 2: The Solution

Acello, Barbara MS, RN; Bedard, Marcia PhD; Rickels, Charlotte MFA; Dack, Cheryl Ensom BA

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In Part 1 of this article (see last issue), the problems and causes of narcophobia were explored based on an extensive literature search. By building on this increased awareness of how narcophobia affects your practice, this article outlines how you can intervene in the lives of your clients when narcophobia presents a barrier to quality care and adequate pain management.

© 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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