31 Mar Acute Pain Treatment in the ED: Consensus Guidelines
A panel of emergency medicine and pharmacology experts formulated guidelines for safely and effectively treating patients presenting to the emergency department with acute pain.
— Read on www.clinicalpainadvisor.com/acute-pain/acute-pain-treatment-emergency-department-opioids-nonopioids-nonpharmacologic-guidelines/article/754484/
– TBF, in the UK, treatment of acute pain in A&E tends to be variable. Often the strongest analgesia used is weak opioid, Codeine. I cannot envisage already overstretched A&E doctors completing nerve blocks. Non-naive Opioid patients should be directed back to Primary Care services or suitable services.