Joint Commission Video Encourages Patients to Take Steps for Pain Management

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The Joint Commission has announced that it has released the video "Speak Up: About Your Pain," which illustrates the reasons why patients should talk about their pain.

The video encourages those suffering from pain to go to a healthcare provider for assessment and describe what they experiencing.

The video is the eighth installment of The Joint Commission's "Speak Up" program. The 60-second videos that comprise the program are intended as public service announcements.

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