The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Pain Management

The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Pain Management

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by Michael Stanton-Hicks
     
 

Pain affects more than 76 million people. One in five adults reports that pain or physical discomfort disrupts their sleep at least a few nights a week. The annual cost of chronic pain in the United States, including healthcare expenses, lost income, and lost productivity, is $100 billion. Pain is our body’s natural alarm that something is wrong, but, for

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Pain affects more than 76 million people. One in five adults reports that pain or physical discomfort disrupts their sleep at least a few nights a week. The annual cost of chronic pain in the United States, including healthcare expenses, lost income, and lost productivity, is $100 billion. Pain is our body’s natural alarm that something is wrong, but, for many, it never shuts off.

In The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Pain Management, Dr. Michael Stanton-Hicks, a world-renowned pain expert and recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia for advancing the practice of pain medicine, presents critical information about the scientific studies and progress in regulating pain and its related conditions. This important resource gives readers the cutting-edge guidance Dr. Stanton-Hicks offers his patients, including:

  • How to know what pain approach will work for you
  • Combined approaches to managing pain
  • How parents can help a child experiencing chronic pain
  • Clear explanations of the newest studies
  • Personal stories of those who’ve triumphed over pain
  • Fast facts and red-flag sidebars
  • Plus, advice on how to make the necessary lifestyle choices to live an active and healthy life

The Cleveland Clinic is one of the nation’s top-ranking hospitals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607144243
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Series:
Cleveland Clinic Guides Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Stanton-Hicks, M.B., B.S., Dr. med., F.R.C.A., A.B.P.M., F.I.P.P., is Vice Chairman of the Anesthesia Institute in the Department of Pain Management and Research at Cleveland Clinic. He is a Professor at Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, and consulting staff in Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. A founding member and past president of the North American Neuromodulation Society, he serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association and the Board of the World Institute of Pain. His specialty interests are pain medicine, RSD (CRPS), and regional anesthesia. Dr. Stanton-Hicks is also interested in the design and development of technical equipment related to implantation of medical devices.

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