This is a podcast-brief from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center.
Pain is often an ongoing problem for people recovering from a burn injury. It can interfere with your quality of life. Pain can make it hard to fall or stay asleep. It can limit your ability to function or concentrate at school or on the job. It can contribute to depression and anxiety.
So what steps can you take if you’re having pain? Managing Pain after Burn Injury is a factsheet from the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center. This factsheet helps you understand pain and how you can talk to your health care provider to get the best treatment options. Treatment will likely include a combination of medication and non-medication options. It explains those options and the different ways of coping with pain.
Visit msktc.org/burn, and get the answers you need from experts who conduct innovative and high-quality research, provide patient care, and work to improve the health and overall quality of life for people with burn injury. That’s msktc.org/burn.
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