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Managing pain: After your thoracic surgery  
Abstract:  This handout explains common causes of pain after thoracic surgery. It also describes the different treatments that may be prescribed to manage the pain. Possible side effects are included.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, December 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services; Patient Care Services; 4S (Special Procedure Unit); 5NE
General Topics:  Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Thoracic Surgery; Self Care; Pain Management; Pain; Heart Diseases and Disorders
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3897

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