Posted: August 11, 2014

Interdisciplinary Efforts to Improve the Timeliness of Pain Medication Administration for Patients with Long Bone Fractures in the Emergency Department

Description

Timely pain management for patients with long bone fractures seen in the Emergency Department is a priority, and interdisciplinary work through the Provider Directed Queuing (PDQ) function showed measurable improvement.

Keywords

Emergency Medicine, Collaboration, Teamwork, Pain Management, Fracture Fare, Timeliness, Long Bone Fracture, 2014 IQ Meeting

Authors

Glenn Geeting, MD, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Sang Won, MS2, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Gail R. Rudnitsky, MD, Gail R Rudnitsky, MD, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Rachel Dishong, RN, Penn State Hershey Medical Center


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