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Being Judged: The Swinging Pendulum and Pain Management

Being Judged: The Swinging Pendulum and Pain Management

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Blog | 6 comments

Did you know that before the year 2000, poor pain management was called a major medical problem and was synonymous with poor medical care in the US?  On January 1, 2001, Congress declared 2001 to 2010 the Decade of Pain Control and Research.  Assuring that effective pain management occurred in hospitals, in 2003, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of...

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Acetaminophen, OTC Pain Relief and Arthritis Awareness

Acetaminophen, OTC Pain Relief and Arthritis Awareness

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

Arthritis Awareness The word arthritis is the common term for a lot of different conditions.   All of these disorders involve pain, swelling and changes that can restrict movement of joints.  It is a pervasive condition with approximately 1.7 billion people affected worldwide.  According to the Arthritis Foundation,  over 50 million or 1 in 5 of adults...

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