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Oxycontin, Pain Clinics and the Rural South

Oxycontin: Let me summarize an article by Dr. Stephen G. Gelfand, rheumatologist. It is lengthy but very well worth taking time to read this summary: A serious medical and social problem today is under intense media, law enforcement, and regulatory scrutiny: the misuse and abuse of OxyContin (oxycodone) for chronic nonmalignant pain. In addition to …

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Medication vs. Medicating

Prescribing an anti-depressant does not guarantee that the patient will be adequately medicated. Most patients are reluctant …
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Workers’ Contemplation

Contemplation: Consider this: Using the wrong specialist to treat an injured worker is akin to referring to a dentist for …
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Resistance to Recovery: Resentment of the Cause and Outcome of Disability

“More often than not, lost time injury cases “F.E.S.T.E.R – feat, education, secondary gain, threat, expectancy …
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