Promoting Excellence : The New Mexico Rural Hospice Network: Building a Network Commitment to Pain Management

Name:
The New Mexico Rural Hospice Network: Building a Network Commitment to Pain Management

Description:
This document is a six-section compilation of standards and policies for pain assessment and developed for rural hospice work.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Pain Management

Source:
University of New Mexico
Health Science Complex
Palliative Care Office
MSC 11 6020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 272-4868
Fax: (505) 272-8572
www.unm.edu

Contact:
Walter Forman MD
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
This guidance material was used by hospice workers throughout rural New Mexico to provide a framework for pain management. It consists of a mission statement, standards and policies for pain management, guidelines for pain assessment and intervention for the cognitively impaired, and an article on the management of chronic pain in older persons.

Keywords:
assessment, measures, procedures

To use this tool:
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References:
Designed by the project staff for this project.

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Posted August 2004

University of New Mexico overview page


# UNM11, type:pain_management

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