Listen to the ‘pain story’
Dr Tim Williams explains why it’s important to listen to the patient’s ‘pain story’ from start to finish.
(duration of video: 1 minute)
This is ‘tip 3′ of Dr Tim Williams’ Ten Top Tips for GPs Towards Self-management of Persistent Pain – watch all ten top tips here.
This Clinician Resource was added in November 2017.
Using the Pain Toolkit
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