- Words: 646
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Health - Nursing
- Paper #: 17051540
Pain Management: Ethical Issues
The most ethical way to approach the pain management. Explanation.
It is acceptable as long as the patient understands the risks
Successful pain relief, particularly during patients' end-of-life (EOL) phase, is a key ethical duty based on the values of patient autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, and, chiefly, the double effect concept. Pain management's practical groundwork starts with comprehensive evaluation, which integrates "WILDA" (i.e., Words, Intensity of pain, Location, Duration,