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Surgery & Pain Control

We know that surgery can be a difficult experience for you and your family, and we do our best to make sure you're comfortable and confident throughout the process.

Getting Ready for Surgery: How-To Handbooks

Find out what you need to bring and do to prepare for:

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Pain Control

We'll make every effort to help you control your pain. Not all pain can be eliminated, so your healthcare team will ask you to rate your pain using the UVA Pain Rating Scale (PDF). It's important to treat pain before it gets out of control. At any time, tell your healthcare provider:

  • ƒƒWhen your pain began and how long it lasted
  • If the pain is new
  • ƒƒWhere you feel your pain
  • ƒƒHow much your pain bothers you, and how it feels (sharp, dull or ache)
  • ƒƒWhat you are unable to do because of your pain
  • ƒƒWhat makes your pain feel better and what makes it feel worse
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