October 2004, Volume 34 Number 10 , p 8 - 8
© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Volume 34(10) October 2004 p 8 Back to basics [LETTERS]
FREUND, MARYLOU LPN
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I was very interested in “RN Education: Readers Respond” (May 2004). Ironically, I received this issue the day after returning home from the hospital for surgery. During my recovery, I had severe back pain and received patient-controlled analgesia. The nurses asked me about pain every time they checked vital signs, but the pain persisted. Much later, a nurse suggested that a hot pack might ...