Pain Management for Patients with Special Considerations

Special considerations must be given to pain management in patients with chronic diseases, sleep disorders, sleep apnea, those who are pregnant, people with chronic kidney disease, and individuals with liver dysfunction. Opioids are commonly prescribed to treat chronic pain. Statistics show that 20% of patients going to the doctor present with noncancer pain symptoms. InRead More

FAQs on Pain Management

Treating pain is different for each patient. Some people do not feel pain as intense and severely as others. Depending on the patient’s pain tolerance, pain management is different for everyone. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the management of chronic pain. What is the VAS scale? The Visual Analog Scale (VAS) is aRead More