Knox H Todd
Affiliation: Beth Israel Medical Center
- Risk factors in oligoanalgesiaRichard M Sobel
Am J Emerg Med 20:126. 2002
- Pain in the emergency department: results of the pain and emergency medicine initiative (PEMI) multicenter studyKnox H Todd
Pain and Emergency Medicine Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10003, USA
J Pain 8:460-6. 2007..We conclude that ED pain intensity is high, analgesics are underutilized, and delays to treatment are common. Despite efforts to improve pain management practice, oligoanalgesia remains a problem for emergency medicine...
- Sickle cell disease related pain: crisis and conflictKnox H Todd
Pain and Emergency Medicine Institute, Department of Emergency Medicine Beth Isreal Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
J Pain 7:453-8. 2006
- Chronic or recurrent pain in the emergency department: national telephone survey of patient experienceKnox H Todd
Pain and Emergency Medicine Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
West J Emerg Med 11:408-15. 2010..Persons with chronic or recurrent pain frequently visit the emergency department (ED), yet little research examines this experience. We conducted this national survey to assess patients' ED experiences...
- A rapid two-stage screening protocol for palliative care in the emergency department: a quality improvement initiativeMyra Glajchen
Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10003, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 42:657-62. 2011..A rapid two-stage screening protocol was developed to improve referral for palliative care needs among frail elderly in the emergency department (ED)...
- Pain assessment instruments for use in the emergency departmentKnox H Todd
Department of Emergency Medicine, Pain and Emergency Medicine Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Avenue at 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
Emerg Med Clin North Am 23:285-95. 2005..This article provides information on a number of assessment techniques that are appropriate for clinical and research use. Their use should inform our practice and lead to continuous improvements in our management of pain...
- The impact of pain on quality of life and the unmet needs of pain management: results from pain sufferers and physicians participating in an Internet surveyBill H McCarberg
University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Am J Ther 15:312-20. 2008..In conclusion, effective communication between physicians and patients is encouraged to not only improve overall pain management but also to establish shared treatment goals with functional outcomes...
- Emergency department management of acute pain episodes in sickle cell diseasePaula Tanabe
Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Acad Emerg Med 14:419-25. 2007....
- Measuring the dyspnea of decompensated heart failure with a visual analog scale: how much improvement is meaningful?Douglas S Ander
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Congest Heart Fail 10:188-91. 2004..9 mm). Patients that recorded higher index VAS scores had a significantly greater change in VAS. VAS scores and the changes with treatment provide the treating physician with another means to assess the effects of their interventions...
- The unequal burden of pain: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in painCarmen R Green
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Pain Med 4:277-94. 2003..Racial- and ethnic-based differences in the pain care experience have been described. Racial and ethnic minorities tend to be undertreated for pain when compared with non-Hispanic Whites...
- Health care disparities in emergency medicineDavid C Cone
Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
Acad Emerg Med 10:1176-83. 2003....
- Tramadol/acetaminophen or hydrocodone/acetaminophen for the treatment of ankle sprain: a randomized, placebo-controlled trialDavid J Hewitt
PriCara, Unit of Ortho McNeil, Inc, Raritan, NJ 08869 0602, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:468-80, 480.e1-2. 2007..This randomized, multicenter study compares the analgesic efficacy and safety of tramadol/acetaminophen versus hydrocodone/acetaminophen versus placebo for the treatment of acute musculoskeletal pain caused by ankle sprain...
- Disparities in pain: ethical issuesCarmen Green
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Pain Med 7:530-3. 2006
- Pain in aging community-dwelling adults in the United States: non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and HispanicsCielito C Reyes-Gibby
Department of Epidemiology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
J Pain 8:75-84. 2007..54-2.43), being a Medicaid recipient (OR, 1.63; 99% CI, 1.17-2.25), and lower educational level (OR, 1.45; 99% CI, 1.14-1.85) were significant predictors for severe pain and helped to explain racial/ethnic differences in pain severity...
- Emergency medicine and pain: a topography of influenceKnox H Todd
Ann Emerg Med 43:504-6. 2004
- Chronic pain and aberrant drug-related behavior in the emergency departmentKnox H Todd
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, USA
J Law Med Ethics 33:761-9. 2005
- American pain society recommendations for improving the quality of acute and cancer pain management: American Pain Society Quality of Care Task ForceDebra B Gordon
Department of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:1574-80. 2005..The American Pain Society (APS) set out to revise and expand its 1995 Quality Improvement Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Pain and Cancer Pain and to facilitate improvements in the quality of pain management in all care settings...