Tag: <span>dire</span>

Dire Consequences of Oxycontin

There are dire consequences, beyond the legal and clinical, when prescribing.  You may know what kind of drug you are giving the patient, but do you know what kind of patient is taking the drug? It is erroneous and dangerous to assume that because a patient eagerly takes opioids that he/she is a good candidate …

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The Pre-Surg Patient

Pre-surg: Patients are often silent because they are overwhelmed by the fear of the impending procedure, do not know how …
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A Case in Point

This is a 31 year old male who sustained a neck injury when falling from a hyster. The MRI did not confirm his symptoms. …
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Injury and Psychological Care?

Psychological care has always carried a stigma for lower socioeconomic classes, implying that only those who are weak would …
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