Promoting Excellence : Pain Audit for Customers with Cognitive Impairment/Dementia

Name:
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing/Genesis Eldercare: Pain Audit for Customers with Cognitive Impairment/Dementia

Description:
A pain audit tool used for nursing home patients with cognitive impairment or dementia.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools — Pain Management

Source:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
Hartford Center of Geriatrics
420 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096
www.nursing.upenn.edu
or
www.nursing.upenn.edu/centers/hcgne/links.htm

Contact:
Neville Strumpf, PhD,RN
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
Pain tracking for customers with cognitive impairment/dementia. Completed at end of each shift for three consecutive days.

Keywords:
tracking, assessment, pain assessment

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

References:
Developed by Genesis ElderCare. Published with permission from "Innovations in End-of-Life Care"

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 116 KB / 1 page (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted October 2004

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