Acute Pain


YEAR 2016

Impact of preoperative continuous femoral blockades on morphine consumption and morphine side effects in hip-fracture patients: A randomized, placebo-controlled study

Recent advances in regional anaesthesia 2014e15

Measuring outcomes of pain management

United States National Pain Strategy for Population Research: Concepts, Definitions, and Pilot Data

Comparison of Intravenous Ketorolac at Three Single-Dose Regimens for Treating Acute Pain in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Advanced Concepts and Controversies in Emergency Department Pain Management

Evidence-Based Evaluation of Complementary Health Approaches for Pain Management in the United States

The quantity and quality of complementary and alternative medicine clinical practice guidelines on herbal medicines, acupuncture and spinal manipulation: systematic review and assessment using AGREE II

CONSENSUS-BASED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AN EMERGENCY MEDICINE PAIN MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PAIN MANAGEMENT IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH TRAUMATIC INJURIES BEFORE AND AFTER IMPLEMENTATION OF A NURSE-INITIATED PAIN TREATMENT PROTOCOL UTILIZING FENTANYL FOR SEVERE PAIN

Mandatory documentation of pain in the emergency department increases analgesic administration but does not improve patients’ satisfaction of pain management

Nebulized Fentanyl in Acute Pain: A Systematic Review

Auricular Acupuncture in Emergency Department Treatment of Acute Pain

Ultrasound-guided ulnar nerve block for boxer fractures

Ultrasound-guided supracondylar radial nerve block for Colles Fractures in the ED

Toward a Mechanism-Based Approach to Pain Diagnosis

Adverse Event Reporting in Clinical Trials of Intravenous and Invasive Pain Treatments: An ACTTION Systematic Review

 



Top 10 Articles 2016

Intranasal ketamine for acute traumatic pain in the Emergency Department: a prospective, randomized clinical trial of efficacy and safety.

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Shimonovich S, Gigi R, Shapira A, Sarig-Meth T, et al. BMC Emerg Med. 2016 Nov 9; 16(1):43.

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Emergency Department Prescription Opioids as an Initial Exposure Preceding Addiction.

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Butler MM, Ancona RM, Beauchamp GA, Yamin CK, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Aug; 68(2):202-8.

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Best Practices for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs in the Emergency Department Setting: Results of an Expert Panel.

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Greenwood-Ericksen MB, Poon SJ, Nelson LS, Weiner SG, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jun; 67(6):755-764.e4.

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A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Citywide Emergency Department Care Coordination Program to Reduce Prescription Opioid Related Emergency Department Visits.

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Neven D, Paulozzi L, Howell D, McPherson S, et al. J Emerg Med. 2016 Nov; 51(5):498-507.

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Extent and Impact of Opioid Prescribing for Acute Occupational Low Back Pain in the Emergency Department.

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Lee SS, Choi Y, Pransky GS. J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 50(3):376-84.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed. 2015.10.015. Epub 2016 Jan 2.

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Intravenous fluids for migraine: a post hoc analysis of clinical trial data.

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Balbin JE, Nerenberg R, Baratloo A, Friedman BW. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 34(4):713-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem. 2015.12.080. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

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Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks for intracapsular and extracapsular hip fractures.

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Dickman E, Pushkar I, Likourezos A, Todd K, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 34(3):586-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem. 2015.12.016. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

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A Prospective Evaluation of Shared Decision-making Regarding Analgesics Selection for Older Emergency Department Patients with Acute Musculoskeletal Pain.

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Holland WC, Hunold KM, Mangipudi SA, Rittenberg AM, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 23(3):306-14. doi: 10.1111/acem.12888. Epub 2016 Feb 13.

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Impact of a Chronic Pain Protocol on Emergency Department Utilization.

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Olsen JC, Ogarek JL, Goldenberg EJ, Sulo S. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 23(4):424-32. doi: 10.1111/acem.12942. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

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The Use of Intravenous Acetaminophen for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department.

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Sin B, Wai M, Tatunchak T, Motov SM. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 May;23(5):543-53. doi: 10.1111/acem.12921. Epub 2016 Apr 13

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YEAR 2015

A Capsule History of Pain

Acute Back Pain in the ED

Acute Pain Scientific Evidence 2015

Diphenhydramine for HA in the ED

Efficacy and safety of nebulized morphine for trauma

Efficacy of an Acute Pain Titration Protocol Driven by Patient Response

Evaluation of analgesic effects of ketaminethrough sub-dissociative dosing in the ED

Is There a Role for Intravenous Sub-Dissociative-Dose Ketamine for Analgesia in the ED

Ketamine for Acute Pain in the ED

Low-dose ketamine vs morphine for acute pain in the ED- a randomized controlled trial

McGill Pain Questionary for Acute LBP

Migraine HA Algorithm Cleveland Clinic

Naproxen With Cyclobenzaprine, OxycodoneAcetaminophen,or Placebo for Treating Acute Low Back Pain

Nebulized Morphine for Trauma in the ED

NTRIV Haldol vs IV Metoclopramide for Migraine in the ED

Oral Naproxen vs Oxycodne for Acute Soft Tissue Injury

Patients Perspective of Acute Pain Management in the ED

Regional anesthesia for the trauma patient-improving patient outcomes

Sickle Cell Pain in the EmergencyDepartment

Simulation in teaching regional anesthesia

Sub-dissociative Ketamine vs Moprhine in the ED

The Acute Treatment of Migraine in Adults

The Numeric Scoring of Pain

The Use of Subdissociative-dose Ketamine forAcute Pain in the Emergency Department

 


YEAR 2013

AAEM Pain Guidelines

JAMA 2012;308:1865-66.

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An Evidence-Based Approach to Low Back Pain

www.ebmedicine.net • July 2013

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Analgesia in the emergency department GRADE approach

Critical Care 2013, 17:212

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Behavioral Pain Assessment Tool for Critically Ill Adults

Am J Crit Care 2013;22:246-255

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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pain in ICU

Crit Care Med 2013; 41:263–306

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Genetic Testing in Pain Medicine

Pain Medicine News. 2013

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Improving Opioid Prescribing

JAMA, March 6, 2013—Vol 309, No. 9

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Low-dose ketamine analgesia in the ED

American Journal of Emergency Medicine (2013) 31, 390–394

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Low-dose ketamine and reduced dose hydromorphone in ED for acute pain

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2013.02.008

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Multidisciplinary pain management programs

Journal of Pain Research 2013:6 355–358

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Nitroglycerin 0.4% ointment in the treatment of pain from chronic anal fissure

BMC Gastroenterology 2013, 13:106

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NYC DOH Opioid prescribing guidelines

NYC DOH, 2013

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Observational Pain Scales in Critically Ill Adults

Crit Care Nurse 2013;33:68-78

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Pain Relief in the United States

N Engl J Med 366;3

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Patients' expectations of acute low back pain management

BMC Family Practice 2013, 14:7

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Prednisone in episodic Cluster Headache (PredCH)

BMC Neurology 2013, 13:99

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Sex, race, and age on pain assessment and treatment

Journal of Pain Research 2013:6 577–588

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Systematic review of persistent pain in muskuloskeletal injuries

Journal of Pain Research 2013:6 39–51

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YEAR 2012

Education of pain in the ED

PAIN 153 (2012) 967–973

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Evidence-based guideline for Pharmacologic treatment for episodic migraine

Neurology 2012;78;1337

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Review of opioid prescription in a teaching hospital in Columbia

Journal of Pain Research 2012:5 237–242

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Mechanisms of Reducing Postoperative Pain, Nausea and Vomiting

Evid Based Med. 2012;17(3):75-80

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Nurse-Administered Ketamine Sedation

Ann Emerg Med. 2012;59:268-275

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Recent Advances in Multimodal Analgesia

Anesthesiology Clin 30 (2012) 91–100

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Rescue Therapy for Acute Migraine, Part 1

Headache. 2012;52(1):114-128

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Rescue Therapy for Acute Migraine, Part 2

Headache. 2012;52(2):292-306

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Rescue Therapy for Acute Migraine, Part 3

Headache. 2012;52(3):467-482

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Sublingual Buprenorphine in Acute Pain Management

Ann Emerg Med. 2012;59:276-280

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Who receives opioids for acute pain in emergency departments

PAIN 153 (2012) 941–942

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Year 2011

Mild to Moderate Acute Pain with Oral Diclofenac

Pain Medicine News, 8/2011

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Who Owns Deep Sedation

Ann Emerg Med. 2011;57:470-474

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Safety and Efficacy of a Hydromorphone Titration Protocol

Ann Emerg Med. 2011;

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Ketamine/Propofol Versus Propofol Alone for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation

Ann Emerg Med. 2011;57:435-441

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Ketamine With and Without Midazolam for Emergency Department Sedation in Adults

Ann Emerg Med. 2011;57:109-114

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The Taming of Ketamine—40 Years Later

Ann Emerg Med.57(2), 2011

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Combined analgesics in (headache) pain therapy

BMC Neurology 2011, 11:43

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Treating Mild and Moderate Pain with Oral Diclofenac

Pain Management News, 3/2011

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Prevalence of neuropathic pain in emergency patients

American Journal of Emergency Medicine (2011) 29, 43–49

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A Survey of Acute Pain Service Structure and Function in United StatesHospitals

Pain Research and Treatment Volume 2011, Article ID 934932, 8 pages

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Year 2010

Current Guidelines For Diagnosis And Management Of Abdominal Pain In The Emergency Department, May 2010

Current Guidelines For Diagnosis And Management Of Abdominal Pain In The Emergency Department, May 2010

In this issue of EM Practice Guidelines Update, we review a total of 6 guidelines that address the diagnosis and management of abdominal pain.

Low Back Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment Update

Topics in Pain Management, 7/2010

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Arthrocentesis and Therapeutic Joint Injection

Prim Care Clin Office Pract 37 (2010) 691–702

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Conscientious Sedation: Titrate to Smile

Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 56(4):2010

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Evaluation of Acute Pelvic Pain in Women

Am Fam Physician. 2010;82(2):141-147

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Analgesia for Facial and Dental Emergencies

Rachel L Chin MD, FACEP, 5/26/10

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Optimizing the Treatment of Pain in Patients with Acute Presentations

Annals of Emergency Medicine,2010;Vol 56(1)

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Pain Assessment: Subjectivity, Objectivity, and the Use of Neurotechnology

Pain Physician 2010; 13:305-315

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Pain and Prescription Monitoring Programs in the ED

Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56:24-26

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Pitfalls in the Management of Headache in the ED

Emerg Med Clin N Am 28 (2010) 127–147

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Regional Anesthesia for Office-based Procedures in Otorhinolaryngology

Anesthesiology Clin 28 (2010) 457–468

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A Statewide Prescription Monitoring Program in the ED

Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56:19-23

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The ED Management of Back Pain

Emerg Med Clin N Am 28 (2010) 811–839

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Treating Headache Recurrence After Emergency Department Discharge

Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56:7-17

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Year 2009

Fixing Faces Painlessly: Facial Anesthesia In Emergency Medicine, December 2009

Fixing Faces Painlessly: Facial Anesthesia In Emergency Medicine, December 2009

Painful facial and oral conditions are very common reasons for emergency department (ED) visits. Dental-related complaints alone account for approximately 0.4% to 10.0% of ED visits and involved an estimated 3 million patients between 1997 and 2000.

Administration of analgesics in patients with acute abdominal pain

Int J Emerg Med (2009) 2:211–215

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Assessing pain by facial expression

Pain Res Manage Vol 14 No 1 January/February 2009

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Current Sedation Practices

Crit Care Clin 25 (2009) 471–488

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Fixing Faces Painlessly

EBMEDICINE.NET,2009;Vol (11):12

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The Decade of Pain Control and Research and its Lessons fort he Future of Pain Management

Pain Physician 2009; 12:923-928 • ISSN 1533-3159

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A survey of prelicensure pain curricula in health science faculties in Canadian universities

Pain Res Manage 2009;14(6):439-444.

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Pain Medicine Position Paper

PAIN MEDICINE, Volume 10 • Number 6 • 2009

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Procedural Sedation Goes Utstein: The Quebec Guidelines

Ann Emerg Med. 2009;53:436-438

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Putting pain assessment into practice

Pain Res Manage 2009;14(1):13-20.

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Sedation and Analgesia for the Mechanically Ventilated Patient

Clin Chest Med 30 (2009) 131–141

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Sickle Cell Anemia and Pain

Ann Emerg Med. 2009;53:596-597

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YEAR 2008

APPLICATION OF TOPICAL ANALGESIA IN TRIAGE: A POTENTIAL FOR HARM

JEM Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 39–41, 2008

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Why Must Pain Patients Be Found Deserving of Treatment?

American Medical Association Journal of Ethics January 2008, Volume 10, Number 1: 5-12.

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Congruence of pain assessment between nurses and emergency department patients

International Emergency Nursing (2008) 16, 23–28

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Creating a Pain-Free ED

ICEM 2008

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The evolution of pain management in the critically ill trauma patients

Crit Care Med 2008; 36[Suppl.]:S346 –S357

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Pain Management in the Hospitalized Patients

Med Clin N Am 92 (2008) 371–385

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Postthoracotomy Paravertebral Analgesia

Anesthesiology Clin 26 (2008) 369–380

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Provider Prescribing Patterns and Perceptions

American Pain Foundation, April 2008

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The influence of triage systems and triage scores on timeliness of ED analgesic administration

American Journal of Emergency Medicine (2008) 26,867–873

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The Physiology of Pain Mechanisms

Rheum Dis Clin N Am 34 (2008) 285–309

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YEAR 2007

Pediatric And Adolescent Chest Pain, August 2007

Pediatric And Adolescent Chest Pain, August 2007

The skilled emergency clinician will not dismiss the complaint of chest pain because of the impression that it is rarely serious. While it is true that most children complaining of chest pain do not have a life-threatening condition, there are notable exceptions

Acute pain in adults admitted to the ED

SWISS MED WKLY 2 0 0 7 ; 1 3 7 : 2 2 3 – 2 2 7

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Anesthetic and Procedural Sedation Techniques for Wound Management

Emerg Med Clin N Am 25 (2007) 41–71

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Battlefield Anesthesia: Advances in Patient Care and Pain Management

Anesthesiology Clin 25 (2007) 131–145

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Evaluation and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain

Am Fam Physician 2007;75:1181-8, 1190-2

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Fascia Iliaca Compartment Blockade for Acute Pain Control in Hip Fracture Patients

Anesthesiology 2007; 106:773–8

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Pathophysiology of Pain

Med Clin N Am 91 (2007) 1–12

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Regional Anesthesia in Trauma Patients

Anesthesiology Clin 25 (2007) 99–116

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Use of a triage pain protocol in the ED

American Journal of Emergency Medicine (2007) 25, 791–793

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Year 2006

Pain Management in the Emergency Department, July 2006

Pain Management in the Emergency Department, July 2006

There is much in poetry and prose to commend pain. Athletes remember it as the gateway to prowess. Lovers cling to it as a hope or a memory. And musicians use it as their inspiration. This is all well and good, but is not reflective of life in the emergency department (ED). In the ED, pain is almost ubiquitous. It presents acutely or chronically and accompanies almost every disease. It strikes anyone from infancy to elderly. While the poets may embrace it and wax eloquently, real people flee from it… to the ED

Pain Management in the ED

EBMEDICINE.NET, 2006; Vol.8(7)

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YEAR 2005

Changing Attitudes About Pain and Pain Control in Emergency Medicine

Emerg Med Clin N Am 23 (2005) 297–306

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Pain Management in the Wilderness and Operational Setting

Emerg Med Clin N Am 23 (2005) 585–601

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Painful Dilemmas: An Evidence-based Look at Challenging Clinical Scenarios

Emerg Med Clin N Am 23 (2005) 367–392

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Arthritis In The ED: Detecting High-Risk Etiologies And Providing Effective Pain Management, October 2004

Arthritis In The ED: Detecting High-Risk Etiologies And Providing Effective Pain Management, October 2004

Acute arthritis and acute exacerbations of chronic arthritis are commonly seen in the ED, especially given the aging population. The emergency physician can almost always play an important role in controlling the patient’s pain. Yet there are myriad causes of arthritis, some of which are high-risk and for which rapid identification is essential to prevent catastrophic outcomes. The most urgent priority in the ED encounter is ruling out such causes.


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