Nurses can encounter some very difficult, and potentially traumatic, situations during the course of their work. This includes patient deaths. These tragic situations can have many impacts on a nurse, including impacts on their mental health.
Good doctor-patient communication is important in all manner of situations. This includes in the treatment of pain. Communication break-downs during the course of such treatment could result in situations that create significant problems for both doctors and patients. For doctors, it could lead to facing allegations that they didn’t act properly in relation to patient care.