TITLE

What If a Resident Cannot Be Interviewed?

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
MDS Alert;May2012, Vol. 10 Issue 5, pp49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on what should be done when a resident cannot be interviwed for pain assesment. It stated that staff have to assess the frequency of pain if they can't understand the residents feeling. It also discusses on use of code 9 if resident is unable to answer, review of resident's medical record and evaluation of need, response and timing of treatment for pain.
ACCESSION #
75899652

 

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