Churchill's Pocketbook of Pain / Edition 2

Churchill's Pocketbook of Pain / Edition 2

by Catherine F. Stannard, Sara Booth, Cathy Stannard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443074240

ISBN-13: 9780443074240

Pub. Date: 10/21/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This pocket-sized book is an excellent accessible, portable source of guidance on the principles and practices of pain management. The new edition features a new focus on chronic pain, incorporates all of the newest pain medications, reflects our latest understanding of pain physiology, and presents entirely new sections covering functional imaging and the use of

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This pocket-sized book is an excellent accessible, portable source of guidance on the principles and practices of pain management. The new edition features a new focus on chronic pain, incorporates all of the newest pain medications, reflects our latest understanding of pain physiology, and presents entirely new sections covering functional imaging and the use of strong opioid medications for the relief of non-cancer pain.

• Offers practical information on managing pain associated with cancer, HIV, and chronic syndromes such as back pain and scar pain.
• Presents valuable insights into the psychology of pain.
• Reviews the basic science of pain and its management.

• Presents totally new sections on functional imaging and on the use of strong opioid medications for the relief of non-cancer pain.
• Incorporates all of the newest drugs used in chronic pain management.
• Describes the latest knowledge concerning the physiology of pain.
• Features a new exclusive focus on chronic pain.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443074240
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/21/2004
Series:
Churchill Pocketbooks Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Principles of Pain Management

1. Anatomy and Physiology of Pain

2. Imaging

3. Clinical Pharmacology

4. The Opioids

5. Opioids and Non-Cancer Pain

6. Non-Opioid Analgesic

7. Local Anaesthetics

8. Antidepressants and Anticonvulsants

9. Miscellaneous Drugs Used in Pain Control

10. Neurostimulation

11. Assessment of the Patient in Pain

II. Pain of Cancer and Advanced HIV Disease

12. Cancer Pain

13. Pain and Advanced HIV Disease

III. Chronic Pain Syndromes

14. Back and Neck Pain

15. Muscular Pain

16. Scar Pain

17. Neuropathic and Central Pain

18. Facial Pain

19. Chronic Pelvic Pain

IV. Psychology and Pain

20. Psychology and Pain

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