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Postoperative pain management in the non-Hispanic white and Mexican American older adult.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10476198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose of this study was to assess use of pain relief measures and satisfaction with postoperative pain management among non-Hispanic white and Mexican American older adults after abdominal surgery. Findings revealed interpatient and intraethnic diversity, endorsing the importance of careful patient assessment and examining patient satisfaction for quality assurance/improvement.
M L Bell; K A Reeves
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in perioperative nursing     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1056-8670     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Perioper Nurs     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-09     Completed Date:  1999-09-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206988     Medline TA:  Semin Perioper Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7-11     Citation Subset:  N    
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing 78284-7950, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Cross-Cultural Comparison
European Continental Ancestry Group / psychology*
Mexican Americans / psychology*
Middle Aged
Nursing Methodology Research
Pain Measurement
Pain, Postoperative / drug therapy,  ethnology*,  nursing
Patient Satisfaction / ethnology*
Postoperative Care / psychology*

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