Posts tagged pain control

Opiophobia by LIFE Before Death.

The fear of dependence and addiction to opioids is something I have routinely faced on the ward in the past year. On this rotation, this fear can be magnified multiple folds. It is up to both the patient and the team to work together to find methods to control pain that respects the patient’s wishes.

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We must all die. But that I can save him from days of torture, that is what I feel as my great and ever new privilege. Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind than even death itself.
Albert Schweitzer (1931)