Postoperative pain management in the non-Hispanic white and Mexican American older adult.

M. L. Bell, K. A. Reeves

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this study was to assess use of pain relief measures and satisfaction with postoperative pain management among non-Hispanic white and Mexican American older adults after abdominal surgery. Findings revealed interpatient and intraethnic diversity, endorsing the importance of careful patient assessment and examining patient satisfaction for quality assurance/improvement.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)7-11
    Number of pages5
    JournalSeminars in perioperative nursing
    Volume8
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1999

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