Pain Assessment in the Nonverbal Patient: Position Statement with Clinical Practice Recommendations

Keela Herr*, Patrick J. Coyne, Tonya Key, Renee Manworren, Margo McCaffery, Sandra Merkel, Jane Pelosi-Kelly, Lori Wild

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The article presents the position statement and clinical practice recommendations for pain assessment in the nonverbal patient developed by an appointed Task Force and approved by the ASPMN Board of Directors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-52
Number of pages9
JournalPain Management Nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2006


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  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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