Are You in Pain?
As a patient at this hospital, you can expect:
- Information about pain and pain relief measures.
- Concerned staff committed to pain prevention.
- Health professionals who believe and respond quickly to your reports of pain.
As a patient at this hospital, we want you to:
- Ask your provider or nurse what to expect regarding pain and pain management.
- Discuss pain relief options with your providers and nurses.
- Ask for pain relief when pain first begins.
- Help your provider and nurse assess your pain.
- Tell your provider or nurse if your pain is not relieved, and
- Tell your provider or nurse about any worries you have about taking pain medication.
Choose the face that best describes how you feel: