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Keywords

assessment, Black Americans, Blacks, critical care, family, pain, treatment

 

Authors

  1. Booker, Staja Q. MS, RN

Abstract

Abstract: Managing pain is a constant challenge for many critical care nurses. It may be even more difficult to manage pain in ethnically diverse patients, such as Black Americans. However, family collaboration can assist nurses to effectively assess and treat pain while also respecting and incorporating personal and cultural preferences.