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Study: Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury More Common in Patients Receiving Sedation or General Anesthesia - beckersasc.com

Traumatic spinal cord injury is more common in patients receiving sedation or general anesthesia and in patients who are unresponsive during the procedure, according to a study published in Anesthesiology. Prompted by an increase in interventional pain treatments performed at the cervical spine level, the study examined characteristics and patterns of injury in malpractice claims collected from Jan. 1, 2005-Dec. 31, 2008. The study was titled "Injury and Liability Associated with Cervical Procedures…
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The End of Ouch? - Time Magazine

My mission is to help people live the longest and happiest lives possible, and that means lives that are pain-free. But Americans don't do pain well. Historically, if people were not in immediate medical danger, their pain was considered an unfortunate side effect or a collateral consequence of solving a greater problem. I was told my job as a cardiac surgeon was to keep a heart beating by any means. Any pain the patient had later was not my focus.But all that is changing. I am here to tell anyone…
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A study which aims to examine factors involved in the well-being and distress of couple relationships with a partner who reports chronic pain

Dear potential participants,The University of Ottawa’s Couple Research Lab, directed by Dre Marie-France Lafontaine, is looking for participants for a study which aims to examine factors involved in the well-being and distress of couple relationships with a partner who reports chronic pain.  To participate, you must meet the following criteria: * 18 years or older * in a relationship for at least 6 months * good knowledge of English or French * live in Ontario or Québec * you or…
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Help for patients with complex chronic diseases

March 30, 2011  Ministry of Health Provincial Health Services Authority VICTORIA – A $2-million provincial clinical and research study will help patients with a variety of complex chronic diseases, such as chronic Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome, with screening, diagnosis and treatment.  There is a variety of debilitating complex chronic diseases where the cause is unknown, but where it is strongly suspected that an infectious agent may play a role. These…
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