Tag: <span>persistent</span>

Persistent

Persistent & Severe: “There are some terms that continue despite their not being accurate descriptors. A “cold” or a “stomach ache” or “a sore back” are such terms. They tell us little about either the source or the extent of the discomfort and suffering. Chronic pain is such a term. We are familiar with pain, and …

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Unmotivated, Worthless…or Helpless?

Likely there are inappreciative and/or unmotivated patients, but many also present with _conditioned helplessness._ _Conditioned …
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Depressed Patients

Depressed: One in 11 teens develop depression. The illness is twice as common in women (but that may be solely due to women …
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Corruption of the Health Care Mission

Many injuries, resulting in spinal surgery, result in four consequent events: a. There is an onset of pain and potential …
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