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Behaviors

Those of us who deal with patients in pain regularly see the broad range of behaviors that accompany the patient’s pain complaints.  These vary from an almost catastrophic presentation where the patient appears in almost continual spasm, cannot arise and openly wails in the expression of his/her agony. We also see those who put forth …

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Pain Behaviors

While the absence of pain behaviors does not necessarily indicate an absence of pain, the reverse can also be true. One patient of mine comes immediately to mind. She sustained a cervical bulge in a work related accident. Initially, she had the expected neck, shoulder and bilateral arm complaints. But very rapidly, she winced when …

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Foreign Speaking Workers

The use of interpreters may be mandatory with foreign language speaking patients, but it is self-evident that the translator …
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Consequences

Consequences: Attempting to keep all as events separate and distinct, in a complex life, is sometimes arbitrary. Do you …
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Reviewing Medical Records

A psychologist says that a patient is very angry at his employer, the insurers and the doctor and cannot return to work because …
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