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Appendix A: Example of Thin and Thick Description for Quantitative Analysis
Pages 65-66

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... There are various ways that health care workers let patients know that we are busy—"Don't tell us that you are having a problem because we don't have time to deal with that." For a lot of nurses the reason for being a nurse was to relieve pain and suffering. But then we send patients the message that we don't have time to help you.
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... Site has pain algonthms, an interdisciplinary steering committee that sets goals, and wall charts to use in asking patients about their pain. Pain is charted as a vital sign and has become fairly well accepted, but pain management will need constant attention.

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