2 Does current pre-hospital analgesia effectively reduce pain in children caused by trauma within a UK ambulance service: a service evaluation

@inproceedings{Whitley20172DC,
  title={2 Does current pre-hospital analgesia effectively reduce pain in children caused by trauma within a UK ambulance service: a service evaluation},
  author={Gregory Adam Whitley and F Bath-Hextall},
  year={2017}
}
Aim Analgesic treatment of pre-hospital injured children is viewed as ‘suboptimal’ with few receiving analgesia. The aim of this study was to explore current analgesia given to traumatically injured children in the pre-hospital setting and examine whether a clinically meaningful reduction in pain was achieved. Methods We evaluated electronic patient report forms over a two year period (2013 and 2014) within a UK ambulance service NHS trust. All traumatically injured children within the age… CONTINUE READING

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