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2017 - Pain Assessment, Reassessment and Management

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2017 - Pain Assessment, Reassessment and Management is one of many policies and procedure templates within Outpatient Surgery and Ambulatory Services Policy and Procedure Manual written for the medical office, hospital, and other healthcare organizations. The policies cover: Joint Commission (JCAHO or TJC) • CMS • HIPAA • CDC • AAAHC and more.

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It is the responsibility of all clinical staff to screen all patients for the presence or absence
of pain.

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If the screening assessment reveals pain is present in the patient, it is the responsibility of
clinical staff to conduct an indepth clinical assessment of the pain, and periodic
reassessments of the patient for determination of pain and relief from pain, including the
intensity and quality (i.e., character, frequency, location and duration of pain), and
responses to treatment.