The display effects of patients’ self-assessment on traumatic acute pain on the proportion and timing of analgesics administration in the emergency department

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BACKGROUND Acute pain assessment in the emergency department (ED) is important in particular during the triage process. Early pain assessment and management improve outcome. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of documentation and display of patient's self-assessment of pain using numerical rating scale (NRS) on analgesic use among… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12245-014-0036-1

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