Relieving Postoperative Pain – Massage in Palliative Care

Pain is an individual experience and, as pain expert Margo McCafferey notes, exists whenever the individual says it does.1 The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the governing body of safety and quality in medical care, agrees and has now designated pain as a fifth vital sign, along with heart rate, respiration, bloodContinue reading “Relieving Postoperative Pain – Massage in Palliative Care”