SELECT A SURGERY
YOU AND YOUR FAMILY HAVE A SAY IN HOW PAIN IS MANAGED AFTER SURGERY.
Everyone experiences pain differently. Have a discussion with your doctor before the procedure to make a pain management plan that meets the needs of you and your family.
- Women experience pain differently than men—what could this mean for you and your family?
- Side effects from some pain medication could keep you or your child off your feet longer than you expect
- Worried about your family having access to opioids/narcotics? Having leftover medications at home could put your family at risk
- Are you or your child an oncology patient? Avoiding opioids/narcotics may benefit recovery