The Anna Reynvaan Science Prize is won by Rianne van Boekel, for the best nursing research in 2017.Working as a clinical pain nursing consultant, within the theme of Healthcare improvement science, Rianne van Boekel obtained data from more than 1,000 patients after surgery. In her research she showed the association between postoperative pain and the development of complications. She stresses the importance of early recognition and treatment of postoperative pain.
The Anna Reynvaan Science prize is an initiative from the Dutch Association for Nurses, together with the Amsterdam University Medical Center and the VU University Medical Center and is awarded annually.
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