Pain and Addiction Care in the Emergency Department
PACED is an ACEP-governed national accreditation program which seeks to improve pain management for patients in the emergency department.Learn More
Podcast: Pain Management in the Elderly Population
In this episode recorded at ACEP16, Dr. Stanton and Dr. LaPietra discuss how to deal with pain management in the elderly when they present in the Emergency Department. Dr. LaPietra, a founder of ACEP’s new Pain Management Section, discusses some of the special risks you face when prescribing for pain. She also discusses alternatives and techniques to solving pain issues in this population.
Our Pain Management and Addiction Medicine Section is featured in ACEP Now
Emergency medicine pain management can be painful, but it doesn’t have to be. I recently finished a year-long emergency medicine–focused pain management fellowship, the first of its kind. I had the privilege of working with a variety of subspecialties in an effort to gain their perspectives on acute and chronic pain management.