Postoperative pain management in elderly patients: correlation between adherence to treatment guidelines and patient satisfaction.

@article{Sauaia2005PostoperativePM,
  title={Postoperative pain management in elderly patients: correlation between adherence to treatment guidelines and patient satisfaction.},
  author={Angela Sauaia and Sung-joon Min and Chris Leber and Kathleen Erbacher and Fredrick Abrams and Regina Fink},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={274-82}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate pain management satisfaction in elderly postoperative patients; to define pain management strategies documented in the medical record (MR) that predict patient satisfaction. DESIGN Prospective cohort. SETTING Eight urban hospitals. PARTICIPANTS Three hundred twenty-two postsurgical patients aged 65 and older. MEASUREMENTS… CONTINUE READING