Improve Patient Comfort
Hospitals are placing increasing pressure on physicians to be mindful of patient satisfaction. However, many physicians are unaware that the most common postoperative pain treatment modality can have a detrimental impact on patient experience and scores. What choices can physicians make to improve patient satisfaction while providing the safest standards of care?
The article Finding the Intersection of Patient Satisfaction and Patient Safety describes how physicians can make choices that achieve both goals and explores:
- Why opioids aren’t the ideal modality for raising patient satisfaction scores
- How various postoperative pain therapies affect patient comfort
- Which therapy patients prefer