Pain control in hospitalized postsurgical patients.

J. Paice*, S. M. Mahon, M. Faut-Callahan

*Corresponding author for this work

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The purpose of this study was to describe the pain experience of 100 randomly selected postsurgical patients, identify discrepancies between physician, nurse, and patient reports of pain intensity, and characterize the documentation of patients' pain experiences within the hospital record.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-372
Number of pages6
JournalMedsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Medical–Surgical


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