Promoting Excellence : Pain as the 5th Vital Sign - A Pocket Guide to Pain Assessment and Management

Name:
University of New Mexico: Pain as the 5th Vital Sign - A Pocket Guide to Pain Assessment and Management

Description:
A laminated pocket guide for hospice staff for quick reference on pain management and assessment.

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:
Used by rural hospice workers to assess and manage pain.

Keywords:
pain measures

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.

References:
Designed by the project staff for this project.

To view this tool:
Left click on the download link to view the PDF document in your Web browser. Right-click on the download link to save the document to your computer.
pdf PDF 56 KB / 2 pages (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted August 2004

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# UNM12, type:pain_management

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