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Does screening for pain correspond to high quality care for veterans?

Zubkoff L, Lorenz KA, Lanto AB, Sherbourne CD, Goebel JR, Glassman PA, Shugarman LR, Meredith LS, Asch SM. Does screening for pain correspond to high quality care for veterans? Journal of general internal medicine. 2010 Sep 1; 25(9):900-5.

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Abstract:

Despite routine pain screening in VA, providers seldom documented elements considered important to evaluation and treatment of pain. Improving pain care may require attention to all aspects of pain management, not just screening.





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