Nursing. 22(10):48–49, OCTOBER 1992 Issn Print: 0360-4039 Publication Date: October 1992 Print DO YOU KNOW THE VALUE OF A NON-NARCOTIC? MARGO McCAFFERY;ALEXANDRA BEEBE; + Author Information Nursing Consultant, Pain Los Angeles, CaliforniaFounder and Director In Control: Cancer and Pain Care Associates Washington, D.C. Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract When a patient is in pain, consider the analgesic effect of a nonnarcotic. It may give him just the right amount of relief.