Month: February 2012

Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care

I am currently the medical director of a community-based pediatric palliative and hospice care program, Community PedsCare that is the pediatric program of Community Hospice of NE Florida. Due to the success of the Community PedsCare partnership with the Wolfson Children’s Hospital, the inpatient pain and palliative care consult service was developed last year (2010)… Read more »

Early Requests for Medication Refill: Difficult Conversations, Part VI

This is the sixth article in a series of eight articles by Ilene Robeck, M.D. regarding difficult conversations a primary care provider may have when dealing with patients with chronic pain. This series is meant to be a guide for primary care providers facing these situations.  Difficult situation #6: A patient requests a medication refill… Read more »