Hancock County Memorial Hospital

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Pain Management

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. 

Patient Responsibilities

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:  

 Visual Pain Scale 0-10

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Hancock County Health System | 532 1st Street N.W. | Britt, Iowa 50423 | 641-843-5000

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