I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week

Papers: 17 Sep 2022 - 23 Sep 2022

2022 Oct




Assessing the use of a clinical decision support tool for pain management in primary care.


Apathy NC, Sanner L, Adams MCB, Mamlin BW, Grout RW, Fortin S, Hillstrom J, Saha A, Teal E, Vest JR, Menachemi N, Hurley RW, Harle CA, Mazurenko O
JAMIA Open. 2022 Oct; 5(3):ooac074.
PMID: 36128342.


Given time constraints, poorly organized information, and complex patients, primary care providers (PCPs) can benefit from clinical decision support (CDS) tools that aggregate and synthesize problem-specific patient information. First, this article describes the design and functionality of a CDS tool for chronic noncancer pain in primary care. Second, we report on the retrospective analysis of real-world usage of the tool in the context of a pragmatic trial.