Prescription Pain Relievers
A description of various pain relief medications, how to take them, and methods to deal with drowsiness, constipation, and nausea.
How to Relieve Pain Without
Medicine For some people, pain can be relieved with relaxation, imagery, distraction, and skin stimulation.
Nonprescription Pain Relievers Aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, buffers, caffeine, and antihistamines.
Questions About Generic Drugs:
A generic drug is a copy of a brand name drug. It works the same as the brand name drug.
Medicare Hospice Benefit explains the special rules that govern Medicare's coverage of, and payment for, hospice care.
Medicare Hospice Payment System explains the coverage of services, certification requirements, payment rates and the hospice option for Medicare Advantage Enrollees.
What Does Someone Dying Need? “I was declared to be dying and did not. I experienced the needs and the challenges, and lived to reflect on them.”
Choosing How to End: Our last days are an opportunity to learn life's last and most powerful lesson: There is nothing to fear.
Talking to Children About Death: What we say about death to our children, or when we say it, will depend on their ages and experiences.