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A physician copes with chronic pain | ACP Internist

A diagnosis of breast cancer leads to chronic pain that has lingered for 6 years. A physician learns a lesson in adaptation, resilience and moving on. Humility and hope are keys.

Elements of chronic pain are often overlooked : ACP Internist

I think everyone who sees patients, and treats a lot of them with a particular condition, comes to see that condition as a microcosm of all ...

QD: News Every Day--Returning infantry soldiers face chronic pain, opioid use : ACP Internist

In a survey of U.S. soldiers returned from deployment, 44% reported chronic pain and 15% reported recent use of opioid pain relievers. Resea...

Opioid contracts for chronic pain patients threaten the doctor-patient relationship : ACP Internist

A contract is an agreement stipulating the rights and obligations of the signatories. In most cases, a contract is consulted when a dispute ...

Cannabis for chronic pain: Are we there yet? : ACP Internist

Marijuana is pretty popular stuff, and for good reason. It is a potent drug, capable of both making someone feel good and of reinforcing dep...

QI Champion awards announced | Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 News | ACP Internist

Award recipients have implemented successful quality improvement initiatives or have worked as key partners to bring forth changes that have resulted in better outcomes.

The roots of pain : ACP Internist

I was privileged this week to speak at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society . It was especially gratifying to address a group of ...

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

This post by Juliet K. Mavromatis, FACP, appeared at DrDialogue . In April 2010 the American Society of Anesthesiologists published updat...

Chronic pain program provides model for small practices | ACP Internist

New laws in Kentucky meant to curb opioid misuse were drafted from the standpoint of law enforcement and not medical practice, leading to areas of confusion for clinicians and their staff. ACP created a model that practices could follow to improve

Don't blame doctors for prescription drug overdoses : ACP Internist

The overdose death rate from prescription opioids, referred to as "narcotics," has reached "epidemic levels" in the U.S., according to a rep...

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