It’s probably the biggest question people want to know: “Does death hurt?” Here nurses explain all the different types of pain, and what they can do to manage and alleviate them.

Maureen Leahy, RN, BSN, MHA, CHPN

Pain and opiates

Mohammed Afzal Khan, RN

How morphine helps break the chain of suffering

LaVaughn Coward, RN, PCM

Morphine and addiction

Joann Nayer-Grutza, RN, NP-C

When pain can't be solved with medicine

Marja Jenkins, RN, CHPN

Managing fears, pain, and lucidity

Gretchen Brauer-Riecke, RN, MSN

Who truly benefits when we tinker with natural processes?

Joan Christopher, RN, BSN, CHPN

What we can and can't do with morphine