Oxford Handbook of Pain Management

Oxford Handbook of Pain Management

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Edited by Peter Brook, Edited by Tony Pickering, Edited by Jayne Connell


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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Part-work (fascículo) | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 104mm x 180mm x 13mm | 209g
  • Publication date: 6 September 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199298149
  • ISBN 13: 9780199298143
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 11 black and white line illustrations
  • Sales rank: 185,637

Product description

The Oxford Handbook of Pain Management is the essential resource for all clinicians involved in the management of pain. Organised into sections dealing with basic principles of treatment, therapeutic interventions, including non-medical management of pain, and specific clinical situations, the Handbook emphasises the multimodal treatment options available for patients with pain conditions and brings them together to provide a truly biopsychosocial approach to management. Covering both chronic and acute pain, it will help the practitioner to choose the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.

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...leaves no topic uncovered...This is a brilliant effort considering the extent of the information and the brevity of the book...a must read for trainee physicians no matter their specialty... The Oxford Handbook of Pain Management is a remarkable book. In one pocket-sized volume you get the vast world of pain management - from labour analgesia ro opioid pharmacology, from advanced nerve block techniques to the principles of psychodynamics. The breadth of this book - the combined wisdom of 45 specialists - is breathtaking This is another addition to the well-known Oxford Handbook series. It aims to provide a concise 'in-your-pocket' guide to pain management a useful addition to an occupational health department's 'library'. I would also recommend it to trainees studying for their Membership of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine Part 2 as chronic pain is a common topic. Occupational Medicine, Feb 2013

Table of contents

1. Acute Pain: Basic Principles ; 2. Acute Pain: General management techniques ; 3. Acute Pain: Specific clinical situations ; 4. Chronic Pain: Basic principles ; 5. Pharmacological therapies in chronic pain ; 6. Interventional therapies in chronic pain ; 7. Chronic pain: Neuromodulation ; 8. Chronic pain: Surgical techniques ; 9. Chronic pain: Physical therapy ; 10. Chronic pain: Psychological techniques ; 11. Chronic pain: Specific clinical situations