Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Pain in the Emergency Department

Journal of Emergency Nursing, 02/11/2013

The purpose of this study was to investigate emergency nurses' knowledge and attitudes about pain. Participants taking the survey scored comparably or better than participants in other reported studies using the KASRP. Years of nursing experience was not correlated with correct responses. Findings from this study underscore the Institute of Medicine's Pain in America recommendation to increase pain management education for all providers.

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