Brian, a 21-year-old male, presents to the emergency department complaining of severe pain in his chest, due to an injury. How will you ensure that his pain is effectively and safely managed in the emergency department and on transition back into the community?

This case study has been developed to support best practice guidelines and the Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care Opioid Analgesic Stewardship in Acute Pain Clinical Care Standard.

Target audience: Pharmacists and nurses

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