Frequency and use of pain assessment tools implemented in randomized controlled trials in the adult burns population: a systematic review.

@article{Mahar2012FrequencyAU,
  title={Frequency and use of pain assessment tools implemented in randomized controlled trials in the adult burns population: a systematic review.},
  author={Patrick D Mahar and Jason Wasiak and Christopher J O'Loughlin and Nicholas Christelis and Carolyn A. Arnold and Anneliese B Spinks and Stefan Danilla},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={147-54}
}
INTRODUCTION Pain continues to be an ongoing issue of concern in adult burn patients. Inadequate pain assessment hinders meaningful research, and prevents the optimal management of burn pain. The objective of this study was to examine the content of existing research in burn pain with the frequency and context of pain assessment tool use in randomized clinical trials in order to further inform their use for future researchers and clinicians. METHODS Electronic searches of MEDLINE, CINAHL… CONTINUE READING

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