As a patient at this hospital, we encourage you to:
- Ask your doctor or nurse what to expect regarding pain and pain management.
- Discuss pain relief options with your doctors and nurses.
- Work with your doctor and nurse to develop a pain management plan.
- Ask for pain relief when pain first begins.
- Help your doctor and nurse assess your pain.
- Tell your doctor or nurse if your pain is not relieved.
- Tell your doctor or nurse about any worries you have about taking pain medication.