Is Postpartum Pain Control a Crap Shoot?


I worried that the hospital’s choice to lessen the amount of drugs prescribed, rather than focusing on patients’ clinical needs, might mean my daughter’s need for pain control would be unmet. The idea of my daughter enduring inadequately treated pain haunted me, as it would any father, but as a pain specialist, it may have troubled me even more.

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What Is the Icon for Chronic Pain?

The Icon For Cancer: The Jimmy Fund Say what you will about Boston sports teams. One of them, the Boston Braves, helped launch “The Jimmy Fund.” It all started in 1948. At that time, members of polite society rarely mentioned cancer. Fear, superstition, and ignorance caused people to whisper about cancer, steer clear of anyone…

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