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Journal Article

Pain as the neglected patient safety concern: five years on.

Twycross A, Forgeron P, Chorne J, et al. Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community. 2016;20:537-541.

This commentary examines the progress in the past 5 years regarding establishing poorly managed pain in pediatric patients as an adverse event. The authors recommend using trigger tools and other surveillance methods to track and report on outcomes associated with pain management.