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European Pain Federation position paper on appropriate opioid use in chronic pain management.O'Brien, T; Christrup, L L; Drewes, A M; Fallon, M T; Kress, H G; McQuay, H J; Mikus, G; Morlion, B J; Perez-Cajaraville, J; Pogatzki-Zahn, E; et al. (2017-01-01)
The landscape of blogging in palliative care.Lowney, A C; O'Brien, T; Department of Palliative Medicine, Marymount Hospice and Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. email@example.com (2012-09)We present the case of a 30-year-old patient with pontine glioblastoma multiforme, World Health Organisation grade IV (WHO IV). This case is of particular interest in terms of the patient's use of social media as a medium of expression. This popular form of communication raises important clinical, ethical and social issues relating to confidentiality and the nature of the physician-patient relationship in a unique context.