Title

Patients' knowledge of pain agreements

Department

Nursing

Document Type

Article

Publication Source

Nurse Practitioner

Publication Date

2015-01-01

Volume

40

Issue

9

First Page

39

Last Page

46

Abstract

Copyright © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. This study was conducted to determine patients' knowledge of pain agreements. Methods: Descriptive quantitative survey design. A 28-item questionnaire regarding patients' knowledge of pain agreements was distributed to pain management office patients. Results: Participants (N = 76) scored 30%-100% (mean 80%) on knowledge of 10 pain agreement items. Conclusions: Patients demonstrated moderate knowledge of terms.

Keywords

Chronic pain, Opioids, Pain, Pain agreements, Pain contracts

DOI

10.1097/01.NPR.0000456395.85285.64

https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000456395.85285.64

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