The Art of Caring
Use All the Tools in the Toolbox to Treat Pain
Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS ARNP ACHPN
“Compassion does not equal a prescription”
(Dermot Fitzgibbon, MD, personal communication, September 2014).
The nurse was not happy with me. “You’re just increasing her suffering!”
“Increasing her suffering? In what way?” I asked.
“Because you won’t give her the pain medications she needs,” she responded.