Amy J. Hoffman, MSN, PhD, RN

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To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe?: Pain Management for Post-Thoracotomy Patients

December 26, 2014

Many patients choose not to call their providers, stating their fear of being labeled "drug seeking" or a "wimp," believing that since they were given no refills for their pain medication, the expectation must be that they should not need more when they run out.