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Pain / Pain Management

Reducing Nursing Home Resident Pain

Staff members working within nursing homes successfully implemented a quality improvement project aimed at reducing resident pain. Interviews were conducted with 24 nursing home employees from within eight facilities participating in the quality improvement project. Findings were organized using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research.

New Research Review Looks at Effectiveness and Risks of Long-Term Opioid Treatment of Chronic Pain

A new research review from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Effective Health Care Program found that while the evidence on the effectiveness and harms of opioid therapy for chronic pain treatment is limited, there is an increased risk of serious harms based on the opioid dose given...

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