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Table 2 Eligibility criteria

From: The effect of a Life Care Specialist on pain management and opioid-related outcomes among patients with orthopedic trauma: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Male and female patients 18 years of age or older
• Orthopedic trauma patients with an isolated injury requiring surgery
• Informed consent obtained
• Working cell phone
• Enrolled in a study that does not permit co-enrollment
• Unlikely to comply with the follow-up schedule
• Unable to converse, read or write English at elementary school level
• Unlikely to complete surveys at home, access to phone
• Incarcerated
• Pregnant