I keep having the same, utterly futile, conversations with my nurses.
Conversation No. 1 – Staff Nurse: “You must agree to compression or your ulcer won’t heal.”
My reply: Assuming I accept that as a given,” (I don’t believe it is – no-one even thinks beyond compression**), “what can you do about the pain, and the fact that it doesn’t work for me?”
**They don’t think outside the box because they don’t even know they’re in a box.
Consider the inconvenient facts:-