Tag: pain management

Published Articles (2)

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 11 Issue 6 - Jun 2011

It's Time for Bioethics to See Chronic Pain as an Ethical Issue

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 10 Issue 11 - Nov 2010

A Rose by Any Other Name: Pain Contracts/Agreements

News (1)

May 3, 2012 12:57 pm

Authentic Compassion: Pain Treatment at the End of Life (LifeNews)

In 1994, Dr. Charles Cleeland authored a study that found that 42% of cancer patients with pain were receiving inadequate therapy for their pain. This led to the Health and Human Services (HHS) guidelines for more aggressive pain management and the ubiquitous question about your level of pain “on a scale of 1 to 10” every time you visit the doctor for any reason. The interest in pain management was actually a response to the push for legalized assisted suicide.