Pain prevalence study in a large Canadian teaching hospital. Round 2: lessons learned?

@article{Sawyer2010PainPS,
  title={Pain prevalence study in a large Canadian teaching hospital. Round 2: lessons learned?},
  author={Jason Sawyer and Lynn Haslam and Pat Daines and Kalli Stilos},
  journal={Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          45-55
        }
}
Pain prevalence is an important indicator of quality patient care, representing a basis upon which improvement efforts may be developed. Based on results of an original pain prevalence survey at our institution in 2006, a follow-up prevalence study was conducted in November 2007. Pain and its interference with patients' activities, patient satisfaction with pain management efforts, prescribing practice, and perceived barriers to pain control were all studied using a modified version of the… CONTINUE READING

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