A Patient’s Rights Regarding Pain Management
Our bodies respond to injury, surgery, or disease by experiencing pain. If you have pain, it is essential that you tell your health-care provided so that he or she can assess you condition and provide pain-control treatments or medication. Relief of pain can result in the ability to eat better, sleep better, and interact with your friends and family.Your rights regarding pain management are as follows:
- Your should not have to live with excess pain.
- You have the right to be treated for your pain.
- You have the right to help yourself by asking your health-care provider for pain relief when needed.