The Handbook of Chronic Pain Rehabilitation : A Guide to Providing Comprehensive Care
This volume outlines the major distinctions between acute and chronic pain emphasizing the importance of this understanding in treating cases of chronic pain. It presents a comprehensive pain management program that is specifically designed to treat the chronic pain patient and includes sections on physical restoration, behavior modification, cognitive restructuring, medical management, opioid detoxification, and the use of newer non-opioid pain medication and new classes of drugs. The pathophysiology of neuropathic pain is discussed and the mechanisms by which these newer agents work is explained.
- Hardback | 250 pages
- 03 Apr 2009
- Humana Press Inc.
- Totowa, NJ, United States