Pediatric ED visits for chronic pain increasing | APS

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Takeaway

  • Pediatric visits to the emergency department (ED) with chronic pain are increasing, as is analgesic administration, but more than two-thirds presenting are likely to receive a non-opioid. 

Why this matters

  • Increasing use of the ED for treatment of pediatric chronic pain co...