from Am J Surg - 17 Dec 14
Quality Improvement Process in a Sickle Cell Infusion Center.
Am J Med. 2014 Dec 8;
Authors: Whiteman LN, Lanzkron S, Stewart RW, Haywood C, Strouse JJ, Feldman L
BACKGROUND: The American Pain Society recommends individuals experiencing sickle cell crisis receive parenteral pain medication within 30 minutes of assessment. We examined factors affecting achievement of this standard at the Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Infusion Center.