Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 37.6
Pain Assessment Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-37.6-4

§ 5-37.6-4. Pain assessment.

(a) Healthcare facilities and healthcare providers shall conduct an assessment of pain experienced by a patient on a regular basis.

(b) The assessment of pain shall be noted in the patient’s chart in a manner consistent with vital signs.

History of Section.
P.L. 2002, ch. 331, § 1.