chronic pain

Take a pain pill…If you can find one by David C. Stolinsky, MD

Journal/Website: 
Stolinsky.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Sunday, April 24, 2016

 

Maybe you’re better off not having the surgery but taking the painkiller.
President Barack Obama

Chronic Illness

Physicians classify diseases in a variety of ways. Clinical classifications are often made according to either the suddenness of onset or the expected prognosis. Diseases are considered acute if they develop suddenly and have a short clinical course. Chronic diseases, on the other hand, have a slow onset, indolent course, and long duration. They heal slowly if they improve at all.



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