MEMC VI Abstracts| Volume 41, ISSUE 2, P209, August 2011

Meeting a Simple Clinical Target Results in a High Level of Patient Satisfaction With Their Pain Management

      The inadequate provision of analgesia is a widely recognized problem affecting emergency department (ED) patients. Our recent pilot study indicated that the provision of “adequate analgesia,” defined as a decrease in pain score to<4 and a decrease from the triage pain score of2 (scale 0–10), was significantly associated with a high level of patient satisfaction with their pain management. We report on our definitive study that confirms the value of this clinical target.
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