Tag: <span>rx abuse</span>

Rx abuse

Rx abuse: We largely rely upon subjective assessments of pain. “How much does it hurt on a 1 to 10 scale?” I have always been surprised that a patient will tell me that his pain is a 9 while calmly sitting there (and yes, affect is not the barometer of suffering but it is an …

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Recovery

The Process For many patients, the question can be stated: “If I cannot get a whole lot better…and I really do …
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Pain and Co-Morbid Depression

PTSD arising after an injury is most frequently associated with either an assault or a motor vehicle accident, both under …
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Control

The Issue of Control:  “There is decidedly a loss of personal control over everyone’s health care. You may …
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