Year: 2006

Pain and the Emergency Department Part 2

Professionals in various disciplines answer the question: “What education is provided to ED staff about the management of acute and chronic pain and what advice would you give a chronic pain patient or their primary care provider to help prepare for a good response during an ED visit?”

Pain and the Emergency Department

Professionals in various disciplines answer the question: “What have you learned about the management of pain in the ED, and what pain patients might be at higher risk for poor care?”

Catastrophizing: Monitoring Your Thoughts and Feelings

Have you ever woken up in the morning feeling higher-than-normal pain and thought, “Oh no! It’s going to be a bad pain day!” Your attention is completely on your physical pain because you can’t possibly get past the experience. Then, your mind goes on a journey of its own. Are the following thoughts familiar? “I… Read more »