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Practical Management of Pain

Practical Management of Pain

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By (author) Honorio T. Benzon, By (author) James P. Rathmell, By (author) Christopher L. Wu, By (author) Dennis C. Turk, By (author) Dr Charles E. Argoff, By (author) Robert W. Hurley

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Mixed media product | 1144 pages
  • Dimensions: 224mm x 284mm x 40mm | 2,540g
  • Publication date: 16 September 2013
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323083404
  • ISBN 13: 9780323083409
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 282 illustrations (167 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 1,004,584

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Obtain all the core knowledge in pain management you need from one of the most trusted resources in the field. The new edition of Practical Management of Pain gives you completely updated, multidisciplinary overview of every aspect of pain medicine, including evaluation, diagnosis of pain syndromes, rationales for management, treatment modalities, and much more. In print and online, it is all the expert guidance necessary to offer your patients the best possible relief.

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Professor of Anesthesiology Senior Associate Chair for Academic Affairs Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University Chief, Division of Pain Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL

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"Continues to be a cornerstone in the library of the pain physician."-Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, review of the previous edition. "This update is much better than the previous edition. It has shed many dreary details and the editors have added many new relevant topics. The book is very presentable and easier to read...It would help pain fellows or physicians to begin to understand a disease or an injection therapy and would start them on a path to learn more." - "DOODY'S BOOK REVIEW," 3 Stars

Table of contents

Part I: General Considerations * The History of Pain Medicine * Taxonomy and Classification of Chronic Pain Syndromes * Organizing an Inpatient Acute Pain Service * Measurement-Based Stepped Care Approach to Interdisciplinary Chronic Pain Management * The Healthcare Policy of Pain Management * Quality Assurance and Improvement and Patient Safety in the Pain Clinic * Education, Training, and Certification in Pain Medicine Part II. Basic Considerations 8. Pain Pathways: Peripheral, Spinal, Ascending and Descending Pathways 9. A Review of Pain Processing Pharmacology 10. Pain and Brain Changes 11. Pharmacogenetics in Pain Management 12. Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Pain Part III. Evaluation and Assessment 13. History and Physical Examination of the Pain Patient 14. Electromyography and Evoked Potentials 15. Radiologic Assessment of the Patient with Spine Pain 16. Psychological and Behavioral Assessment 17. Disability Assessment Part IV. Clinical Conditions 18. Postoperative Pain and Other Acute Pain Syndromes 19. The Prediction and Prevention of Persistent Post-Surgical Pain 20. Pediatric Acute Pain Management 21. Low Back Pain 22. Neurosurgical Approaches to Pain Management 23. Cancer Pain 24. Neuropathic Pain Syndromes 25. Pain in Selected Neurologic Disorders 26. Phantom Limb Pain 27. Central Post-Stroke Pain Syndrome 28. Spinal Cord Injury Pain 29. Chronic Widespread Pain 30. Headache Management 31. Dental and Facial Pain 32. Visceral Pain 33. Pediatric Chronic Pain Management 34. The Management of Pain in Older Adults 35. Managing Pain During Pregnancy and Lactation Part V. Pharmacological, Psychological, and Physical Medicine Treatments 36. Major Opioids and Chronic Opioid Therapy 37. Minor and Short-Acting Analgesics, Including Opioid Combination Products 38. Antidepressants as Analgesics 39. Membrane Stabilizers for the Treatment of Pain 40. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Acetaminophen, and COX-2 Inhibitors 41. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 42. Topical Analgesics 43. Neuraxial Agents 44. Pharmacology for the Interventional Pain Physician 45. Psychological Interventions 46. Physical Medicine Techniques in Pain Management 47. Physical Rehabilitation for Patients with Chronic Pain 48. Acupuncture 49. Integrative Approaches to Pain Management 50. Pain and Addictive Disorders: Challenge and Opportunity 51. Issues with Opioid Use Part VI. Nerve Block Techniques 52. Head and Neck Blocks 53. Upper Extremity Blocks 54. Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks 55. Truncal Blocks 56. Peripheral and Visceral Sympathetic Blocks 57. Intraarticular Analgesia 58. Chemical Neurolytic Blocks 59. Neurolysis of the Sympathetic Axis for Cancer Pain Management Part VII. Interventional Techniques 60. Interlaminar and Transforaminal Therapeutic Epidural Injections 61. Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Zygapophysial (Facet) Joint Pain 62. Radiofrequency Treatment 63. Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome: Sacroiliac Joint Injections and Block/Radiofrequency of the Lateral Branch Blocks 64. Myofascial Injections: Trigger Point, Piriformis, Iliopsoas, and Scalene Injections 65. Lumbar Discogenic Pain and Discography 66. Intradiscal Procedures for the Treatment of Discogenic Lower Back and Leg Pain 67. Minimally Invasive Procedures for Vertebral Compression Fractures 68. Biopsychosocial Pre-Screening for Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation 69. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation 70. Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Patient Selection, Trialing, and Implantation 71. Joint Injections 72. Radiation Safety and Use of Radiographic Contrast Agents in Pain Medicine Part VIII. Pain Management in Special Situations and Special Topics 73. The Management of Pain from Sickle Cell Disease 74. Burn Pain 75. Pain Management in the Emergency Department 76. Pain Management in the Critically Ill Patient 77. Pain Management at the End of Life 78. Home Care 79. The Health Implications of Disparities in Cancer and Pain Care: Unequal Burdens and Unheard Voices Part IX: Research, Ethics, and Reimbursement in Pain 80. Clinical Trial Design Methodology for Pain Outcome Studies 81. Ethics of Research in Patients with Pain 82. Postoperative Pain Management: Trends and Future Directions and Areas in Need of Investigations 83. Future Directions and Trends in Pain Medicine