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Pills and Pill Popping

Pills and Prescribing “As a Western Society, we have evolved a preference, if not demand for, “a pill for all ills.” The only requirement that patients find. acceptable is that they have to take their medication on a schedule. I had a Russian grandfather who spoke little English, but he certainly knew what was required. …

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Occult Alcoholism?

Take as an example, an injured worker who is prescribed hydrocodone twice daily. He does not seem to be abusing it; but he …
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The Family As Resource And Obstacle

It is very easy for someone to lie about depression, anxiety or pain. Indeed, patients in general practice routinely lie …
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Threats of Violence

There are the patients that come to each visit with all xrays, lab reports, MRI results, progress notes, correspondence and …
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