Identifying and Addressing Medical Errors in Pain Management
Abstract:In an application of the medical error paradigm to pain management, the authors suggest that errors in pain management can be analyzed — and understood and prevented - as errors in assessment and diagnosis, errors in treatment and management, and errors in patient education.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 2001
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