Pain Management Whitepaper

June 28, 2010

The effect of uncontrolled pain at the end of life is substantial. Although cancer is the diagnosis most associated with pain and the need for pain control, patients with non-malignant diagnosis including heart disease, COPD, Alzheimer’s Disease, CVA and AIDS suffer from pain as well. Due to the aging population, primary care physicians will see a need to increase their understanding and knowledge base of end of life pain control.

Pain Management

Crossroads Hospice
October 1, 2010

The effect of uncontrolled pain at the end of life is substantial. Although cancer is the diagnosis most associated with pain and the need for pain control, patients with non-malignant diagnosis including heart disease, COPD, Alzheimer’s Disease, CVA and AIDS suffer from pain as well. Due to the aging population, primary care physicians will see a need to increase their understanding and knowledge base of end of life pain control.

 

By:
Crossroads Hospice
1-888-909-MORE (6673)
www.crossroadshospice.com

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