The New Mexico Rural Hospice Network: Building a Network Commitment to Pain Management
This document is a six-section compilation of standards and policies for pain assessment and developed for rural hospice work.
Clinical Care Tools - Pain Management
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
Walter Forman MD
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.
assessment, measures, procedures
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Posted August 2004
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