Monday, July 19, 2010

Prescription: fail -- Step Therapy for Pain


But to Loretta Jones, "fail first" is too extreme. "I was one of the people who had to go through step therapy. I have fibromyalgia, and going through step therapy with the pain was excruciating," Jones explained. "Doctors are required to do no harm. That's part of the Hippocratic oath. Part of 'Do no harm' is not to have a patient suffering."

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