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    Optimal Relief for Pain at the End of Life: A Caregiver’s Tale.David B. Morris - 2018 - Medical Humanities 44 (2):120-124.
    The current opioid crisis—driven partly by medical overprescription and partly by illegal drug abuse—is a significant cultural and professional dilemma in the USA and elsewhere. It has produced a strong reaction in favour of restricting medical use of opioids for pain, especially chronic pain. The author for a quarter century has written about pain from a biocultural perspective, and in this essay—based on his experience as primary caregiver for his late wife—he approaches the question of appropriate opioid use at the (...)
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    How to Speak Postmodern: Medicine, Illness, and Cultural Change.David B. Morris - 2000 - Hastings Center Report 30 (6):7-16.
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    Light as Environment: Medicine, Health, and Values.David B. Morris - 2002 - Journal of Medical Humanities 23 (1):7-29.
    Light is strangely absent from most accounts of the environment. From photosynthesis to vitamin D, however, light is central to human well-being. Human circadian rhythms are keyed the alternation of dark and light. Erosion of the ozone layer makes skin cancer a growing threat from excess ultraviolet radiation. Light plays a significant role in health and illness. In changing historical circumstances, light continues to evoke and to express significant issues of value.
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    Mind, Environment, and CultureIllness and Culture in the Postmodern Age. [REVIEW]Peter J. Whitehouse, Jesse F. Ballenger, Jonathan Sadowsky, Atwood D. Gaines & David B. Morris - 2001 - Hastings Center Report 31 (2):44.
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