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Clinician

Professional, licensed caregiver, medical or not such as nurse, physician, technologist, therapist, etc.

2021 Holiday Letter: Trust

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Leader, Family man, Musician, Podcasts 2 Comments

Overflowing with gratefulness in the New Year. Connection, family, music, activism. Sobered by grief for 1000s of lives lost each day. Theme this year: Trust. Read, listen, or watch this episode. Read More

Help the Helpers! Care for Healthcare Workers Now!

By Researcher, Caregiver, Clinician, Podcasts One Comment

I fear our limited capacity to care for each other during COVID-19. It’s not beds or equipment, rather a limit of caring people with expertise. All sorts of expertise. It’s a finite pool that we need to invest in and support for the long term – two weeks, a month, a year. I know many burning out expert healthcare workers ready to throw in the towel. Learn about Project COPE

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Person-First Safe Living in a Pandemic #1

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Informaticist, Family man, Podcasts 6 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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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 3 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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