Pain Management in the Emergency Department and Upon Discharge


( Last Updated : January 11, 2021)
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RB1542-000

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Question


  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the assessment and management of chronic pain in the emergency department?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding patient flow, care navigation, or the care pathway for patients presenting with chronic pain in the emergency department?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding prescriptions for or prescribing of any controlled substances for acute or chronic pain management in the emergency department and upon discharge?


Key Message

Specific recommendations were identified in 1 evidence-based guideline regarding the assessment and management of chronic pain in the emergency department. Specific recommendations were identified in 1 evidence-based guideline regarding patient flow, care navigation, or the care pathway for patients presenting with chronic pain in the emergency department. Specific recommendations were identified in 3 evidence-based guidelines regarding prescriptions for or prescribing of any controlled substances for acute or chronic pain management in the emergency department and upon discharge.