Tag Archives: social work

Mar
27
2014
3.27 Blog

Having a rheumatologic illness such as lupus, osteoarthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis can cause fatigue, pain, and loss of function. It can also be hard to predict how you will feel … More…

Mar
3
2014

Tips for Talking with Your Doctor

by Juliette Kleinman
3.3 Blog

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), patients who have good relationships with their doctors tend to be more satisfied with their care and have better results. … More…

Nov
13
2013
11.13 Blog

Did you know that November is Family Caregivers Month? There are 42 million family caregivers in the U.S which provide 80% of long term care to chronically ill and disabled … More…

Jun
26
2013
mindful practice 610

Mrs. Johnson, 45 years old, has been under care of Dr. X for many years for a nonspecific autoimmune disease. In addition to the relentless physical symptoms of her condition … More…

Mar
25
2013

Social Work Role in Orthopedics and Rheumatology

by Berenice Adams and Emily Dorfman
social worker talking to patient

Social workers are integral members of the health care team, working closely with doctors, nurses, nutritionists, physical therapists and other professionals to care for the whole person. We work with … More…