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Person-First Safe Living in a Pandemic #1

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Informaticist, Family man, Podcasts No Comments

How can laypeople find up-to-date, trustworthy answers to questions they have about living safely in an emergency, when they have them, in a useful manner? Part 1: a person-first approach for researchers & content creators to help people and their communities find trusted guidance to answer their questions about living safely in a Covid-19 world.

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Safe Living in a Pandemic – Help!?

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Informaticist, Family man, Podcasts 3 Comments

Why can’t we fill in personal data and routine community COVID stats into a web form and calculate our risk of infection and mortality? Anyone working on it? Plus another dose of unintended consequences. A brief episode with Health Hats.

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Chronic Pain. A Jealous Narcissist.

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Podcasts One Comment

Life with chronic pain is being a stranger in a strange land whether you have the pain, live with someone who experiences chronic pain, or treat people with chronic pain. You all have much in common and little in common. The more we can speak the same language, use the same descriptors, and shortcuts, and understand each other’s dreams and pressures, the better we function as a team. Penney Cowan’s American Chronic Pain Association is for the whole team.

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Win a Lottery Without a Ticket

By Advocate, ePatient, Clinician, Podcasts 2 Comments

Try massive numbers of solutions to get you below the threshold to function. Most won’t work. Some will. Try for 2 weeks. Doesn’t work? Try something else. Inspiration about chronic pain from Dr. CJ Rhoads

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Help the Helpers in Crisis

By Advocate, ePatient, Clinician, Podcasts 2 Comments

Crisis: the point where a person finds themselves unable to cope. In these times of COVID, racial injustice, people are desperate for support in their lives. Lisa van Leeuwen shares her experience on a crisis hotline.

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