Palliative care - managing painEnd of life - pain management; Hospice - pain management
When you have a serious illness, you may have pain. No one can look at you and know how much pain you have. Only you can feel and describe your pain. There are many treatments for pain. Tell your health care providers about your pain so that they can use the right treatment for you.
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