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The Fifth Vital Sign

Pain( )
Author: Jackson, Marni
Publication Date:Jan 2003
Publisher:Bloomsbury Press
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? How can it be that science is about to clone a human being but still can't cure the pain of a bad back? If pain is the reason most people visit the doctor, why are most doctors so bad at addressing the problem of suffering? Marni Jackson sets out in Pain- the fifth vital sign to understand this most elusive of subjects. In the...
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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Pain Medicine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.953 x 7.683 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:0.673 Pounds

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