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Prescribing Pain Medication in the Emergency Department

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December 04, 2013

17x11 poster.

This publication is a patient education poster that explains new guidelines for prescribing pain medication in emergency departments. These guidelines are intended to discourage pain medication misuse and abuse. There is also an adaptation of these guidelines for urgent care clinics

This poster also has a companion handout that is used to educate patients about the ED guidelines for prescribing pain medication.

A publication for patients who are prescribed pain medication called Safe Use of Prescription Medication is also available to download.

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Washington State Hospital Association, Washington State Medical Association, American College of Emergency Physicians - Washington Chapter, Emergency Nurses Association – Washington State Council
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Mamadou Ndiaye
Washington State Department of Health
Community Health Systems
Phone: 360-236-2825