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2010-10-07 01:59:00

BRUSSELS, October 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) launches first European nurse initiative to examine current practices in Breakthrough Cancer Pain and look at ways of improving patient outcomes in palliative care The Breakthrough Cancer Pain Initiative is a nurse-driven initiative launched with the purpose of improving breakthrough pain management for cancer patients. "Patient surveys have shown that breakthrough cancer pain is under-recognised,...

2010-10-06 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're living in pain, you're certainly not alone. According to a new survey released today by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) nearly 70% of Americans report that they, or someone they care for, have experienced pain during the past 30 days.

2010-09-15 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) will feature a discussion titled "Designing the Medical Home for Heart Failure Patients." Contributors Dr. Mary Norine Walsh and Dr. Larry A.

2010-08-26 14:07:00

Societal Fears, Unjust Misconceptions and Overly Restrictive Regulation Increasing Pain Epidemic BALTIMORE, Aug.

2010-08-26 10:42:00

Four local educational institutions have been selected to participate SAN DIEGO, Aug.

2010-08-20 11:14:00

San Diego's Institute for Palliative Medicine Praises Study as Opportunity to Raise Awareness SAN DIEGO, Aug.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.