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Can an observational pain assessment tool improve time to analgesia for cognitively impaired older persons? A cluster randomised controlled trial
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    Can observational pain scoring in elderly cognitively impaired reduce time to appropriate analgesia?

    Do the authors have data on the type of analgesia that was provided, that would enable a secondary analysis with the outcome of "time to APPROPRIATE analgesia"? Whilst there was no statistical difference on the time to first analgesia, it is possible that using an observational score will enable a clinician to provide more appropriate (stronger) analgesia to non-verbal elderly patients with long bone fractures, which would be a valuable intervention.

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