To nearly elimiate pain
To make the patient less depressed
To provide symptom relief
To heal the condition that is causing the pain
The patient may be able to participate in physical therapy which may increase overall health
The Patient can check out for a few hours
The patient can be more active
A and C
B and C
Many pain Pts know individuals who have experienced problems on pain meds
We may have read or heard conflicting ideas about pain meds
Will it work for me?
All of the above
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