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Marsha Farrell
Hospice & Pain Mgmt Educator/Speaker/Consultant. Owner- Marsha Farrell Care Consulting, LLC. Author of PALLIATIVE PAIN PRIMER for patients. Views are my own.
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Marsha Farrell Oct 3
Clinical Practice Forum 2019 Recap via was great for networking with & professionals from around the USA.
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Marsha Farrell Sep 24
Replying to @rachelfarrell
😳What?!!
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Marsha Farrell Sep 9
Please help support Pain Awareness Month 2019, add a now!
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Marsha Farrell Aug 31
I love the work of C.S. Lewis and Cicely Saunders. Thanks, for posting this powerful video.
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Marsha Farrell Aug 24
The second printing of the " PAIN PRIMER, a guide for patients & caregivers" is ordered from MinuteMan Press. This 24-page guide is comprehensive, yet concise. Copies @ . Contact me directly for bulk orders & discounts.
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Marsha Farrell Aug 24
Replying to @s_moine @TheLancet
Perhaps we sacrifice the goal of quality of life in when we practice "soulless" caregiving. I love George MacDonald's quote, "'Never tell a child you have a soul. Teach him, you are a soul; you have a body."
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Marsha Farrell Aug 21
Replying to @rachelfarrell
Make a toupee for a bald friend.
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Marsha Farrell Aug 14
Patients with chronic pain can't "think away pain" but they may be able to change their thought processes and improve their pain experience. Pain Psychology—What’s in the Toolbox?
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Compassion in Dying Jul 22
"You may decide ‘enough is enough’. This isn’t the same as giving up. It can be a courageous act that frees up time & energy for meaningful moments that otherwise might be spent in treatment." tries to help other people have a good death.
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Marsha Farrell Jul 22
Joshua's House - We Provide Comfort to the Terminally Ill Homeless via This is a wonderful model of hospice care.
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Marsha Farrell Jul 18
Joy in a Teardrop via Thanks .This lovely song was written as part of a songwriting workshop at NHPCO's Interdisciplinary Conference last November in New Orleans. The lyrics are lovely.
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Marsha Farrell Jul 17
Watch “Triage Cancer Presents: Cancer Survivorship Care Plans” on This plan is a safety net for patients transitioning away from their oncologist and back to their primary care physician.
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Marsha Farrell Jul 16
Don’t Tell Me When I’m Going to Die . When using SPIKES for communicating , "I=Invitation" appears to be the perfect time to use Steve Scheier's Prognosis Declaration options.
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Carol Martin Jul 10
The Mistake I Made With My Grieving Friend
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Compassion in Dying Jul 8
An Advance Statement is a general statement about anything that's important to you in relation to your future treatment and well-being. It’s an incredibly valuable document because it gives a very rich picture about what matters to you.
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Marsha Farrell Jun 26
Replying to @rachelfarrell
Interesting article.
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Marsha Farrell Jun 24
‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children This is NOT WHAT WE OFFER as citizens of the USA. PLEASE, use your influence & power to correct this tragic situation. Let's show .
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Marsha Farrell Jun 13
Palliative Care PSA - We’re the fire department, not the fire. via It is scary for families to use words like , , . Many words of comfort, love, and support go unsaid and patients die emotionally isolated.
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Marsha Farrell May 21
Pain and Pharmacotherapy is one of my favorite pain educators. Her she mentions 3 pain medications often underused in : lidocaine, methadone and ketamine.
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Marsha Farrell May 21
How scary! Glad you are okay. Have a wonderful conference in Berlin. Please tell Bosilijka from the Pula Palliative Mobile team hello from me. She is presenting a poster.
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