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Commentary

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

Twycross A, Forgeron P, Chorne J, et al. Pain as the neglected patient safety concern: Five years on. J Child Health Care. 2016;20(4):537-541. doi:10.1177/1367493516643422.

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May 18, 2016
Twycross A, Forgeron P, Chorne J, et al. J Child Health Care. 2016;20(4):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.