Tag / chronic pain management
Preview of A Nation in Pain by Judy Foreman
A 2011 Report on Pain by the Institute of Medicine indicates some 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain.
Prescription Drug Abuse in the State of Washington
Myra Christopher, Kathleen Foley Chair in Pain and Palliative Care at the Center for Practical Bioethics, discusses why cooler heads must rise above the rhetoric in the state of Washington when it comes to new legislation attempting to reduce prescription drug abuse.
Intersection of Law, Regulations and Medical Ethics in Treating Pain
Jennifer Bolen, JD, former assistant U.S. attorney for the Department of Justice and founder of The Legal Side of Pain discusses the intersection of physician and patient.
From a Neuroscience of Pain to a Neuroethics of Care
Professor James Giordano of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies discusses moving from a neuroscience of pain to a neuroethics of care.
Chronic Pain and Health Disparities
September Williams, MD, discusses chronic pain, health disparities and why we need to do something about them.
Defining Chronic Pain Ethics
Nationwide consensus is developing around the ethical issues involved in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain, according to an article in the September 2011 edition of Pain Medicine.