Measures of Pain

New standards will be implemented next week in U.S. hospitals that require patients' pain to be measured regularly, just as vital signs are monitored. Bob Edwards talks about these changes with Dr. Norman Marcus, a specialist in pain medicine.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.