I'm watching a doc on Netflix called Dr Feelgood.
This is an EXCELLENT documentary and I highly highly recommend it.
It address each and every topic that we discuss on this forum.
The story of Dr. William Hurwitz -- a preeminent pain specialist sentenced to 25 years in prison for drug trafficking -- provides a window into the ethical complexities of prescript
Dr Hurwitz practiced in Virginia, and his arrest resulted in a huge medical mess, especially in rural Virginia( home sweet home). Patients even committed suicide. The term "OxyContin Express" was used to describe how opioids took over parts of Va.
The program address all aspects of pain med script
s and how the usage and public opinion has changed over time.
It's really good-and extremely frustrating
Single mom to my little man 11yrs old
39yrs old. JRA since a kid. Chronic Uveitis, pleurisy, pericarditis, intersticial lung disease, sjorgrens syndrome, Cushing's Syndrome, gastroparisis
Bilateral TMJ replacements due to bone fusion, port-a-cath, g/j feeding tube, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome(my blood fights itself) epilepsy, MCTD, dysphagia(unable to swallow correctly)
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