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Most pain is relieved satisfactorily by combining:
Numerous drugs exist that are capable of efficiently relieving the pain (paracetamol, anti-inflammatory drugs, opiates, etc.). The treatment depends on the cause of the pain, how bad it is and what kind of pain it is, and should take into account any previous history.
By participating actively in your care, you can help to relieve your pain:
Don’t let pain set in: tell the nursing staff as soon as you start to feel pain.
True of false?
You should wait as long as possible before taking pain killers
False: As soon as you feel pain, you should not wait. Treatment is more effective if it is taken before painful symptoms set in.