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Analgesic Therapy: Safe and Effective Pain Management Tutorial

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by NRSKarenRN NRSKarenRN, BSN (Guide) Guide Expert Nurse

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Found a good tutorial developed by Crozer Chester Medical Center Pain Committee

Analgesic Therapy: Safe and Effective Pain Management

Objectives:

1. Calculate opiod dosing equivalence among different analgesics and administration

2. Identify appropriate dosing regiments for mild, moderate and severe pain

3. Identify adverse effects of opiod analgesics and monitoring strategies

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tots24 has 1 years experience.

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This is great! Thank you!

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tewdles has 31 years experience.

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We cannot have enough education of this type.

The data continues to demonstrate that cancer patients with pain are often undertreated by doctors and nurses who are not adequately trained in or comfortable with current pain management techniques, particularly as related to opiates.

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