National Pain
Council

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Position Papers:

Below you will find Position Papers written by the National Pain Council, feel free to use and or distribute these as long as not for commercial use.  Stay tuned for additional papers to be added!!

#020 Medical Abandonment / Tort Abandonment:

"Medical abandonment, or, in legal terms, tort abandonment, is severe and purposeful disruption of active or critical medical care, resulting in patient harm to the degree that it qualifies for civil action through lawsuits or other civil...."