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The new edition of this popular atlas offers complete, concise, step-by-step visual guidance on the diagnosis of pain syndromes commonly encountered in clinical practice. Vivid illustrations depict the physical symptoms and anatomy of each pain site, and diagnostic images demonstrate key findings from MRI, CT, and conventional radiography. A bonus CD-ROM – featuring all of the illustrations from the text – enables you to incorporate visuals depicting Dr. Waldman’s preferred approaches directly into your electronic presentations.
  • Features the "best practices" from Steven D. Waldman, MD - author of numerous groundbreaking pain management references - as well as a team of leading international authorities.
  • Enables you to effectively diagnose and treat common pain syndromes by following a step-by-step approach that progresses from signs and symptoms through physical findings, laboratory and radiographic testing, treatment options, clinical pearls, and diagnostic codes.
  • Ensures proper reimbursement with comprehensive coverage of insurance coding information.
  • Offers "Side Effects and Complications" sections in each chapter to help you avoid potential pitfalls in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Presents 30 new chapters, 100 new illustrations, and comprehensive updates throughout, highlighting the latest techniques in the field.
  • Includes a bonus CD-ROM featuring of the book’s illustrations for use in your own electronic presentations.
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Tariq M. Malik, MD (University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine)
Description: This book, an update of a 2001 publication, briefly describes common pain conditions seen in chronic pain clinics.
Purpose: It is meant to help physicians in diagnosing common pain conditions in their daily practice. As noted in the preface, the stress is more on diagnosis than management because correct diagnosis makes treatment much simpler. In this way the book serves a very noble purpose.
Audience: All physicians who see patients with acute or chronic pain in outpatient settings are the intended audience. This makes the book very useful for pain physicians, emergency room physicians, primary care physicians, and orthopedic surgeons. The author is a well known figure in the field of pain management and needs no introduction.
Features: The book covers the body head to toe and each of the 16 sections deals with one part of the body. Every chapter has the same format, beginning with an ICD code for billing purposes and containing a brief description of the pathophysiology of the condition, followed by a concise description of clinical features, differential diagnosis, tests to confirm the diagnosis, and management. The text is supplemented by a variety of images of pathology slides, radiological tests, and illustrations. The book fulfills its objective of being an atlas of common pain conditions, although it is confined mostly to musculoskeletal conditions. It makes no mention of postherpetic neuralgia or chronic abdominal pain conditions or even lumbar facet arthropathy.
Assessment: The book is well suited for physicians in busy practices who want to quickly look up common causes of pain. It provides visual clues and helps make the process of diagnosis quicker. The updates in this edition make it more relevant.
From the Publisher
"A highly practical and very user friendly text…An excellent resource for the pain practitioner in need of a reference to review common pain syndromes as well as a rational approach to their diagnosis and treatment. It should find its way onto the bookshelf of most pain medicine clinics and certainly all pain medicine training programs, regardless of specialty orientation."—Anesthesia and Analgesia, review of the previous edition

"The book is well suited for physicians in busy practices who want to quickly look up common causes of pain. It provides visual clues and helps make the process of diagnosis quicker. The updates in this edition make it more relevant."
- Doody Enterprises, Inc.

5 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416046752
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/23/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I Headache Pain Syndromes 1
Ch. 1 Acute Herpes Zoster of the First Division of the Trigeminal Nerve 3
Ch. 2 Migraine Headache 8
Ch. 3 Tension-Type Headache 12
Ch. 4 Cluster Headache 16
Ch. 5 Analgesic Rebound Headache 19
Ch. 6 Occipital Neuralgia 22
Sect. II Facial Pain Syndromes 27
Ch. 7 Trigeminal Neuralgia 29
Ch. 8 Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction 33
Ch. 9 Atypical Facial Pain 36
Ch. 10 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy of the Face 39
Sect. III Neck and Brachial Plexus Pain Syndromes 43
Ch. 11 Cervical Facet Syndrome 45
Ch. 12 Cervical Radiculopathy 49
Ch. 13 Fibromyalgia of the Cervical Musculature 52
Ch. 14 Cervical Strain 56
Ch. 15 Brachial Plexopathy 59
Ch. 16 Pancoast's Tumor Syndrome 63
Ch. 17 Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 67
Sect. IV Shoulder Pain Syndromes 71
Ch. 18 Degenerative Arthritis of the Shoulder 73
Ch. 19 Acromioclavicular Joint Pain 76
Ch. 20 Subdeltoid Bursitis 80
Ch. 21 Bicipital Tendinitis 84
Ch. 22 Rotator Cuff Tear 88
Sect. V Elbow Pain Syndromes 93
Ch. 23 Arthritis Pain of the Elbow 95
Ch. 24 Tennis Elbow 98
Ch. 25 Golfer's Elbow 102
Ch. 26 Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow 105
Ch. 27 Olecranon Bursitis 109
Sect. VI Wrist Pain Syndromes 113
Ch. 28 Arthritis Pain at the Wrist 115
Ch. 29 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 118
Ch. 30 de Quervain's Tenosynovitis 122
Ch. 31 Arthritis Pain at the Carpometacarpal Joints 125
Sect. VII Hand Pain Syndromes 129
Ch. 32 Trigger Thumb 131
Ch. 33 Trigger Finger 134
Ch. 34 Ganglion Cysts of the Hand and Wrist 137
Ch. 35 Dupuytren's Contracture 140
Sect. VIII Chest Wall Pain Syndromes 143
Ch. 36 Costosternal Syndrome 145
Ch. 37 Intercostal Neuralgia 149
Ch. 38 Diabetic Truncal Neuropathy 153
Ch. 39 Tietze's Syndrome 158
Ch. 40 Fractured Ribs 161
Ch. 41 Post-Thoracotomy Pain 164
Sect. IX Thoracic Spine Pain Syndromes 169
Ch. 42 Acute Herpes Zoster of the Thoracic Dermatome 171
Ch. 43 Postherpetic Neuralgia 176
Ch. 44 Thoracic Vertebral Compression Fracture 180
Sect. X Abdominal and Groin Pain Syndromes 183
Ch. 45 Acute Pancreatitis 185
Ch. 46 Chronic Pancreatitis 188
Ch. 47 Ilioinguinal Neuralgia 192
Ch. 48 Genitofemoral Neuralgia 196
Sect. XI Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint Pain Syndromes 201
Ch. 49 Lumbar Radiculopathy 203
Ch. 50 Spinal Stenosis 206
Ch. 51 Arachnoiditis 209
Ch. 52 Sacroiliac Joint Pain 212
Sect. XII Pelvic Pain Syndromes 215
Ch. 53 Osteitis Pubis 217
Ch. 54 Piriformis Syndrome 220
Ch. 55 Ischiogluteal Bursitis 223
Ch. 56 Coccydynia 226
Sect. XIII Hip and Lower Extremity Pain Syndromes 229
Ch. 57 Arthritis Pain of the Hip 231
Ch. 58 Meralgia Paresthetica 234
Ch. 59 Phantom Limb Pain 238
Ch. 60 Trochanteric Bursitis 242
Sect. XIV Knee Pain Syndromes 245
Ch. 61 Arthritis Pain of the Knee 247
Ch. 62 Medial Collateral Ligament Syndrome 251
Ch. 63 Suprapatellar Bursitis 254
Ch. 64 Prepatellar Bursitis 257
Ch. 65 Superficial Infrapatellar Bursitis 260
Ch. 66 Deep Infrapatellar Bursitis 263
Ch. 67 Baker's Cyst of the Knee 266
Ch. 68 Pes Anserine Bursitis 269
Sect. XV Ankle Pain Syndromes 273
Ch. 69 Arthritis Pain of the Ankle 275
Ch. 70 Arthritis of the Midtarsal Joints 278
Ch. 71 Deltoid Ligament Strain 283
Ch. 72 Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome 285
Ch. 73 Posterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome 288
Ch. 74 Achilles Tendinitis 291
Sect. XVI Foot Pain Syndromes 295
Ch. 75 Arthritis Pain of the Toes 297
Ch. 76 Bunion Pain 300
Ch. 77 Morton's Neuroma 304
Ch. 78 Plantar Fasciitis 308
Index 311
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