Opioids and Knee Replacement (Merlin’s Story Part III)

Merlin’s Story Part III. Opioids and Knee Replacement. Effective pain management is the first layer of building that trust relationship that allows the patient to be an active partner in their own healing from the inception. Sound feedback from a coherent patient i.e. one with minimal pain, allows ease of communication for each layer in the patient care chain to meet and ultimately anticipate patient needs.