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Tag: pain care
This presentation explains the importance of good patient-provider communication and defines the barriers to and benefits of effective patient education.
This presentation outlines the consequences of poorly managed postoperative pain, discusses undertreatment of postoperative pain and offers solutions.
This presentation emphasizes the importance of setting patient specific goals which are agreed upon by both the patient with chronic pain and the provider.
When treating chronic pain patients, clinicians might focus primarily on the biomedical dimensions of pain care and management. Living with a chronic condition requires patients to find a path to living as full a life as possible. For some patients, an improved quality of life is achieved through spiritual practice. Incorporating spiritual discussions into patient… Read more »
An interview with Carol Curtiss reflecting on the 2012 American Society for Pain Management Nursing conference and pain management nursing.
An interview with Andrew Kolodny, MD about the Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) 2012 FDA petition regarding safe prescribing of opioids.
An interview with Evelyn Corsini, MSW about updates to patient resources painACTION.com and “Your Guide to Pain Management.”
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 »
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 »