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Doctors told to limit opioid pain relievers
Philly.com ^ | Sept 15, 2013 | Philly.com

Posted on 09/15/2013 7:50:03 AM PDT by Innovative

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To: Catmom

I hope that all those, legislators, cops, prosecutors, bureaucrats, etc, who make it difficult, dangerous, expensive or illegal for the suffering to obtain the palliative drugs that they need, will die screaming and burn in hell.

Those people are not confused or unwise or mistaken. They are evil.


51 posted on 09/15/2013 3:06:41 PM PDT by Rifleman
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Wait till they are in the hospital with pain. They will be the first to request morphine.

I for one refuse pain medication (if possible) while in the hospital because I value a clear mind. But I have seen others in severe pain that clearly benefited from morphine while in the hospital.


52 posted on 09/15/2013 3:29:02 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: Innovative

I was chatting with my older brother the other night and he told me he was doing a property insurance inspection at a liquor store that is near several large retirement communities near the NJ shore and while he was there he noticed quite a few elderly folks buying whiskey and brandy. The owner of the liquor store told him that business has definitely increased among the older folks, a lot more elderly folks coming than ever before. When my brother asked him why that was; the liquor store owner said that a number of them told him that they couldn’t get their pain medications anymore so they pop several aspirins and wash it down with some booze in order to get some pain relief.


53 posted on 09/15/2013 4:26:56 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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“Doctors used to be well acquainted with the patient and their reactions to different medications and would tailor them to the individual, but unfortunately most doctors don’t bother anymore and it’s only going to get worse.

Those who don’t fall into the “average patient” category will and are suffering — as you shared your and your wife’s experiences.”

My current Ortho pod/foot surgeon, listened to me and provided the alternatives, and he relayed my concerns and wishes to the Surgery Center Anesth. and the Rns.


54 posted on 09/18/2013 12:53:39 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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