Pain Management

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities | Resources for Integrated Care

Approximately 8% of individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid under the age of 65 have an intellectual disability or related condition. Source: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities | Resources for Integrated Care Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Approximately 8% of individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid under the age of 65 have an intellectual disability …

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‘It’s Not Easy’: School Nurse Pain Assessment Practices for Students with Special Needs

Brenna L. Quinn PhD, RN, NCSN Assistant Professor, Susan & Alan Solomont School of Nursing, Email: Brenna_Quinn@uml.edu Abstract Assessing pain in children with special needs presents unique challenges for school nurses, as no evidence-based or clinical standards to guide practices have been established for use in the school setting. Additionally, school nurse staffing has not …

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Pain and pain assessment in people with ID

Pain and pain assessment in people with intellectual disability: Issues and challenges in practice Source: Pain and pain assessment in people with intellectual disability: Issues and challenges in practice – Doody – 2017 – British Journal of Learning Disabilities – Wiley Online Library Accessible summary Pain is difficult to identify when people cannot communicate. If …

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