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Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore palliative care and managing chronic pain.

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Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore palliative care and managing chronic pain.

    History of the Opioid Crisis: How We Got Here

    History of the Opioid Crisis: How We Got Here

    Dr. Phillip Coffin talks about the history of opioid crisis and available medical treatments. Coffin is the director of substance use research at the San Francisco Department of Public Health and assistant professor in the division of HIV/AIDS at the University of California, San Francisco Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34790]

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Chronic Pain: Observations as Patient and Provider About What Works (...And What Doesn't)

    Chronic Pain: Observations as Patient and Provider About What Works (...And What Doesn't)

    Dr. Grace Dammann, medical director of the Pain Clinic at Laguna Honda Hospital, and seven of her colleagues talk about what does and does not work in the treatment of chronic pain. She talks as both a patient and a provider. There is also a discussion of various non-pharmacologic and complementary medicine modalities to treat pain. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34789]

    • 1 hr 15 min
    What is Palliative Care? Who is it For?

    What is Palliative Care? Who is it For?

    Dr. Steven Pantilat, UCSF Professor of Medicine, describes the role of palliative care for people facing serious illness. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33867]

    • 1 min
    Ways to Turn Off Your Fight or Flight Response

    Ways to Turn Off Your Fight or Flight Response

    Jessica Pullins goes over proven methods that help people take control of, and relax, their fight or flight response. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33529]

    • 4 min
    Arthritis Pain is Complicated

    Arthritis Pain is Complicated

    Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and affects fifty percent of people age 65 and older. New information and new medications may seem like magical cure-alls but Gregory Middleton, MD says it is important to take a deeper look before making treatment decisions. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 32907]

    • 2 min
    Back and Neck Pain: Precision Spine Diagnosis Guides Therapy

    Back and Neck Pain: Precision Spine Diagnosis Guides Therapy

    Discover the latest tools used to diagnose and treat back and neck pain. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 32930]

    • 1 hr 18 min

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Georgi Drolet ,

pallitive care, fibromalagia etc...

I got to this site by accident, I do not even remember what I was searching for and I luckily listened. I love the fact that this site gives you the choice to choose what you want to listen to, and I eventually listened to all of them.

since I am a baby boomer, have now been looking illness in the face, w/ high blood pressure, thyroid , arthritis, fibromalagia, depression Anxiety, been in and out of the hospital, w/pain, sometimes not knowing what caused it. But relieved that it was not a heart attach, and that I was ok, could go home, and I was not gonna die, not yet anyway.

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