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<< An Evidence-Based Approach To Traumatic Pain Management In The Emergency Department (Trauma CME)

Summary

Diagnostic evaluation is often the focus of attention for the emergency clinician when presented with an injured patient. This is well intended, in order to identify and apply appropriate therapies. While many therapies are available for different types of traumatic injuries (splinting, surgical intervention, etc), it is important to remember (and is often the focus for the patient) that therapy should include symptomatic relief from pain as well.

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