Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2016

216 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190659721

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The Painful Truth

What Chronic Pain Is Really Like and Why It Matters to Each of Us

Lynn Webster

  • Dr. Webster's compelling stories will touch the heart while informing the mind
  • Reflection of challenges and successes that come when battling adversities of many kinds
  • Takes a hopeful, yet realistic, approach to demonstrate the difference between healing and curing
  • Addresses the political and cultural climate surrounding the opioid epidemic with unique insight into physicians' decisions about how to treat pain
  • Call to action that informs readers how they can help make a difference for people who are in pain

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