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The Epidemiology of Inadequate Control of Acute Pain

  • Kimberley J. Williamson
  • Mark L. StramEmail author


Acute pain is one of the most common presenting complaints in the United States. Despite numerous initiatives in the past 2 decades designed to better assess and treat acute pain, there has been little or no progress in improvement of pain outcomes.


Acute pain Prevalence Adequacy of control Outcomes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Wisconsin Hospitals & ClinicsMadisonUSA
  2. 2.University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiologyUW Health at the American CenterMadisonUSA

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