The DownEast Emergency Medicine Podcast

Analgesic Use in the ED - What Works, What Doesn’t

February 4, 2019

Check out our post on the Down East EM blog for shownotes, references, and more.


Prompt, safe, and effective pain management is a core competency of the emergency provider. Unfortunately, traditional strategies for administering analgesics in the emergency department have been shown to have poor success rates. In this podcast episode, Dr. Matthew Delaney shares a few evidence based pain pearls you can use on your next shift.


 Author: Matt Delaney MD

Peer Reviewer: Jason Hine MD and Jeff Holmes MD