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Common myths about The Joint Commission pain standards

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This free downloadable poster debunks the five most common myths about The Joint Commission pain standards.

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Integrated Care Certification, Pain Management, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Home Care

05/06/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Palliative Care

Joint Commission Statement on Pain Management

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Read the statement on pain management from David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Nursing Care Center, Standards, Pain Management, Palliative Care

04/18/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Sentinel Event Alert Issue 49: Safe use of opioids in hospitals

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Although hospital patients may need the strong pain relief that only opioids can provide, The Joint Commission urges hospitals to take specific steps to prevent serious complications or even deaths from opioid use.

Related Topics: Sentinel Event, Sentinel Event Alert, Pain Management, Newsletter, Opioids

08/08/2012

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Sentinel Event Alert, Issue 33: Patient controlled analgesia by proxy

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This Sentinel Event Alert has been retired. Current information is provided in Sentinel Event Alert #49: Safe use of opioids in hospitals.

Related Topics: Sentinel Event Alert, Sentinel Event, Pain Management

12/20/2004