Pain prevalence and pain relief in trauma patients in the Accident & Emergency department.

@article{Berben2008PainPA,
  title={Pain prevalence and pain relief in trauma patients in the Accident & Emergency department.},
  author={Sivera A. A. Berben and Tineke H J M Meijs and Robert T. M. van Dongen and Arie B. van Vugt and Lilian C. M. Vloet and Joke A J Mintjes-de Groot and Theo van Achterberg},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={578-85}
}
BACKGROUND Acute pain in the A&E department (ED) has been described as a problem, however insight into the problem for trauma patients is lacking. OBJECTIVE This study describes the prevalence of pain, the pain intensity and the effect of conventional pain treatment in trauma patients in the ED. METHODS In a prospective cohort study of 450 trauma… CONTINUE READING