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Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin Fast Facts | Opioid Politics: Pseudoaddiction Caught in the Crossfire


I share David’s concerns in his piece “Opioid Politics: Pseudoaddiction Caught in the Crossfire!” Very important to go back to the original article and definition. It may have been misused by others but the article itself is a genuine description of what is a problem still to this day! Source: Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin … Continue reading

PM – ‘Chronic pain is basically plasticity gone wild’: Dr Norman Doidge 18/05/2015


 ‘Chronic pain is basically plasticity gone wild’: Dr Norman Doidge 18/05/2015.  An interesting read and listen! #Hpm #hpmglobal @amworldtodaypm

Opioids may not be the most harmful pain drugs after all…


Opioids may not be the most harmful pain drugs after all…. a very interesting piece from Australia!

The use of terms in substance control legislation and policies


The use of terms is an important issue in legislation and policies. Correct use of terms in a text body contributes to the realization of its objectives. Like body language is important for a speaker and can send messages contrary to what the speaker is saying, the choice of inappropriate terms can be counter-productive for … Continue reading

Palliative care’s response to the Ebola virus?


Ebola……. From the CDC website: As of October 10, 2014 Total Cases: 8399 Laboratory-Confirmed Cases: 4655 Total Deaths: 4033 *Case counts updated in conjunction with the World Health Organization updates and are based on information reported by the Ministries of Health.   Symptoms (Again the CDC website:) Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F) Severe headache … Continue reading

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