New EWMA Document released: Holistic Management of Wound-Related Pain

NEW EWMA Document Holistic Pain

We are thrilled to announce the release of our newest EWMA Document, “Holistic Management of Wound-Related Pain”.

This publication presents an overview of the evidence and recommendations for clinical practice and provides comprehensive guidance on essential elements crucial for effectively managing wound pain.

Key features:

  • Understanding wound pain and its causes
  • Holistic assessment of the patient in pain
  • Physical therapies for wound pain management
  • The role of patient education
  • Psychological approaches to wound pain
  • Complementary and alternative medicine for wound-related pain.


Thank you to Editor Samantha Holloway (UK) and the full author group, Kirsti Ahmajärvi (FI), Nicoletta Frescos (AU), Sue Jenkins (UK), Alisha Oropallo (US), Simona Slezáková (CZ) and Andrea Pokorná (CZ).

EWMA sincerely thanks the following companies for unrestricted grants provided in support of this project: Convatec, Essity, and PolyMem.

The document is developed in collaboration with the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and Wounds Australia.

As with all EWMA Documents, you can read and download the paper for free.

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