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Multidisciplinary Pain Consult Teams for Acute Care in Hospitals: Clinical Utility and Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated: August 16, 2019
Project Number: RB1357-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical utility of acute pain assessment by multidisciplinary pain consult teams in an inpatient setting?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of acute pain assessment by multidisciplinary pain consult teams in an inpatient setting?

Key Message

No relevant health technology assessments, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized studies, or economic evaluations were identified regarding the clinical utility or cost-effectiveness of acute pain assessments by multidisciplinary teams in an inpatient setting.