|PATIENT, FAMILY MEMBER AND STAFF EXPERIENCES AND PERCEPTIONS OF PREHOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PAIN IN ADULTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-SYNTHESIS (4P)
|To carry out a systematic review compiling data on the experiences and perceptions about prehospital management of acute pain in patients, their families, and ambulance staff involved
|To study the experiences and perceptions of patients, their families and ambulance staff involved about prehospital management of acute pain in adults
|This is a systematic review of qualitative and mixed-methods studies. Primary studies that include qualitative data collection and analysis such as individual interviews, focus groups or ethnographic studies are included. The standard steps of a systematic review are followed. Covidence software is used for carrying out the review. The review is registered on Prospero currently at the stage of data extraction and risk of bias assessment.
|The qualitative experiences and perceptions of patients, their family members and staff involved in the prehospital management of acute pain in adults
|The review findings will be communicated through publications in peer reviewed journals and conference presentations.
|This review would enable a comprehensive and broad understanding of how prehospital pain management is perceived by the patients, family members and staff. It would in turn contribute to taking better informed clinical as well as policy decisions.