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Journal Article
Study

Improved pain resolution in hospitalized patients through targeting of pain mismanagement as medical error.

Okon TR, Lutz PS, Liang H. Journal of pain and symptom management. 2009;37:1039-49.

A quality improvement intervention that focused on management of acute pain resulted in both improved pain relief for patients and a reduction in medication errors associated with opioid pain medications.