Severe pain, independent of medical therapy, may cause sudden, unexpected death. Cardiac arrest is the cause, and practitioners need to know how to spot a high-risk patient. By Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH Sudden, unexpected death may occur in a severe, chronic pain patient, and the terminal event may be unrelated toRead More →

“Lisa can do it! She does nothing!!”   I’ve been volunteered and expected to do things like provide full-time child care for a friend’s child, because I “just sit at home and do nothing, anyway.” I can barely take care of myself some days, much less your child, who IRead More →