Pain Assessment in Hospitals Video

Dr Glenn Babus Pain Management Expert DrMDK
Read the full transcript »

Male: New York State was so concerned about pain that when I am not even a child to a pediatric floor, I have a note to asses the pain of the child and what I did about it and with that concern with anybody an unnecessary pain, is that true? Dr.: Yes. I mean the JCHL made a big push years back that they are considering pain like a vital sign, just like a blood pressure and heart rate. So, the number one reason someone who calls the nurse to go to the emergency room is pain now. So that has become an important aspect in all hospitals. They want to make sure that the patient’s pain problems are actually taken cared of. Male: So it is a wise maneuver because if you can make the kid more comfortable and take them out of whatever they have and a safe way is to watch things at all times,. Dr.: Of course, people in pain have higher heart rate, higher blood pressure or more stress. More stress leads them to be more immune compromised at least to other problems specially in the hospital. So a Welcome to this episode of Body Performance managed pain problem in the hospital benefits all areas.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement