Application of the American Pain Society quality assurance standards

@article{Ward1994ApplicationOT,
  title={Application of the American Pain Society quality assurance standards},
  author={S. Ward and D. Gordon},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1994},
  volume={56},
  pages={299-306}
}
&NA; The American Pain Society's (APS) patient outcome questionnaire was used to examine patient satisfaction with pain management in a quality assurance study of 217 adults and 31 children in a large university hospital. On a scale of 1–6, mean (S.D.) patient satisfaction with pain management provided by nurses was 5.37 (1.02) and by physicians was 5.10 (1.02). Many patients (84% of adults and 90% of children) reported that early in their hospital stay a nurse or physician had communicated the… Expand
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