Latest William Breitbart Stories

2012-02-03 08:00:00

Local Pain Clinic Takes a Bold New Move to Hire Warren Gold as a New Director to Change the Way the Clinic Is Seen by the Community. (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 There is good news out there for all of those having a condition that brings about chronic pain; there is a place to go for excellent care and treatment of pain. Lexington Algiatry is happy to announce the hiring of a new Managing Director, Warren Gold of Tampa, FL, a graduate of the University of South Florida. He has extensive...

2012-01-30 14:15:18

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center, who teamed with colleagues at five universities around the United States, analyzed past studies of cancer-related pain reduction and found that psychosocial interventions can have a beneficial effect on cancer patients' pain severity. They also found that certain psychosocial interventions provide better pain management and are effective in reducing the degree to which pain related to cancer and its treatment interferes with patients'...

2012-01-19 10:15:10

The amount of needless suffering caused by both acute and chronic pain in the United States is a major, overlooked medical problem that requires improved education at multiple levels, stretching from the implementation of new public health campaigns to better training of primary care physicians in pain management. "The magnitude of pain in the United States is astounding," write the authors of a perspective piece to be published Jan. 19 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The article...

2012-01-16 11:04:01

Researchers highlight high levels of doctor-patient confidence and trust A leading cancer researcher has identified very high levels of doctor-patient trust and confidence within the NHS. University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds also highlights the risk of jeopardizing this record of success if measures to become more cost effective are not carefully thought through and implemented. In two papers published this month in the journal Clinical Oncology, Professor Paul...

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