Possible Problems

 

 

Pain Management

 

Pain management can be a very complex issue. Pain can be defined in several ways but is usually divided in Chronic or Acute pain.

The types of pain are explained at the Cleveland Clinic site:

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/anesthesiology/pain-management/diseases-conditions/hic-acute-vs-chronic-pain

A pain quiz might help you understand the pain and aid in talking to your doctor about it. The quiz can be found at Medicine.net. http://www.medicinenet.com/pain_quiz/quiz.htm

Your right to get help in pain management is described in the patients bill of rights from the Academy of pain management:

http://www.aapainmanage.org/about/patients-bill-of-rights/

The following links may help the understanding of pain management:

http://www.painmed.org/Library/Clinical_Guidelines.aspx

 

 

 

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