For doctors, treating pain is a pain

06:00 EDT 26 May 2017 | KevinMD

Sometime during my medical training in the early 1980s, a wise, old attending orthopedist taught me this about pain management: “Pain is a message that something is wrong, a red flag that corrective action is needed. Narcotics should only be used when the cause of the pain is determined and corrected (Post-op or post injury), […]

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