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Treating the 5th Vital Sign: Pain

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    In 1999 the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) declared pain the fifth vital sign. Chronic pain affects more people than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.  Has there been any real improvement in identifying and treating pain since the JCAHO edict?  Join us to hear from neurosurgeon Dr. Joe Sam Robinson, clinical professor at the Medical College of Georgia, explore the treatment of pain with host Dr. Leslie Lundt.

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    In 1999 the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) declared pain the fifth vital sign. Chronic pain affects more people than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.  Has there been any real improvement in identifying and treating pain since the JCAHO edict?  Join us to hear from neurosurgeon Dr. Joe Sam Robinson, clinical professor at the Medical College of Georgia, explore the treatment of pain with host Dr. Leslie Lundt.

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Schedule7 Dec 2022