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Managing pain in primary care: moving beyond the rock and the hard place

She had chronic abdominal pain, had been through unending diagnostic tests, referrals to pain centers and subspecialty consultation. ... For more information on chronic pain management I found the following site particularly informative:.
January 2021

Fixing the system to fight burnout

The initiative uses the example of a practice that treats 1,000 patients with chronic diseases who each take 5 medications.
November 2016

Government employed physician—no thanks

Ageing populations, the exponential increase in chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, expensive new treatments—all at a time when most countries desperately need to curtail rising health care
January 2021

What's great about U.S. health care?

A lot of the endemic chronic diseases in society are ironically a consequence of the wealth of the country, such as overeating and lack of exercise (everyone has a car, so
January 2021

The attending physician's job as role model

3. We must model comfort. We cannot cure many chronic diseases.
January 2021

Plain English about ounces, pounds, dollars and sense

We have known for decades that bad use of feet, forks, and fingers represent the leading causes of premature death and virtually all of the major chronic diseases that bedevil our ... That's costly, hard, and painful. In fact, the way we respond to
January 2021

QD: News Every Day--Western diet linked to less than ideal health in old age

Diet was assessed at baseline from 1991 to 1993. Mortality, chronic diseases and functioning were followed to derive 5 outcomes: ideal aging free of chronic conditions and with high performance in ... actually might improve the possibility of achieving
January 2021

A letter to patients with chronic illness

written. The depth of emotion felt by people with chronic disease making comments that this stirred was remarkable. ... Some docs are not cut out for chronic disease, while some of us like the long-term relationship.
January 2021

From policy to results: How does it all come together?

The PCMH pilot tests are showing great promise in improving care of patients with chronic diseases while providing more financial support to physicians participating in them, but they have yet to ... Yet our efforts to improve care for patients with
March 2016

The last six months of life are the last place to look for savings

A concise summary of that article by one consulting firm states, "Individual characteristics such as black or Hispanic race, severe functional impairment, having Medicare Supplement coverage, suffering from certain chronic diseases
January 2021

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