Written for the healthcare professional, claims adjuster and trial attorney, this book provides detailed information on how to analyze pain and suffering cases. You will read chapters written by legal nurse consultants, physicians and attorneys and see how pain and suffering patients and cases are viewed and treated on all sides. Each section of this valuable text is designed to fully explain each aspect of this hot topic in healthcare. The book starts with an overview of understanding medical records and commonly used pain assessment tools. It continues with a focus on high-risk populations, pain and suffering in children and cancer pain. The last section is dedicated to presenting pain and suffering cases. By combining the clinical information in the first two sections with the legal strategies in the last section, this book becomes a must read for any attorney litigating medical or nursing home cases.
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