Ten Myths and Misconceptions Regarding Pain Management in the ICU

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(Abstracted from Crit Care Med, 43:2468–2478, 2015)

This article sought to bolster the standard of care for critically ill patients by examining—and refuting—several myths and misconceptions regarding pain assessment and management in the intensive care unit (ICU). Researchers comprehensively reviewed articles in academic journals, as well as standards and guidelines for pain management in this population that were issued by professional societies.

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