Essentials of Pain Management / Edition 1

Essentials of Pain Management / Edition 1

by Nalini Vadivelu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387875786

ISBN-13: 9780387875781

Pub. Date: 03/03/2011

Publisher: Springer New York

Essentials of Pain Management is a concise, evidence-based guide that stresses a multidisciplinary approach to pain and provides a thorough review of clinical principles and procedures. Edited by faculty from Yale and Harvard Medical Schools, Essentials provides a practical approach to pain management for every type of pain management practitioner. Features:

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Essentials of Pain Management is a concise, evidence-based guide that stresses a multidisciplinary approach to pain and provides a thorough review of clinical principles and procedures. Edited by faculty from Yale and Harvard Medical Schools, Essentials provides a practical approach to pain management for every type of pain management practitioner. Features:
• Extensive case vignettes illustrating specific pain management challenges and solutions
• Multiple-choice questions with detailed answers useful for exam preparation
• In-depth discussions of palliative medicine, end-of- life care, physical therapy and acupuncture, behavioral therapy, and pediatric and elderly pain
• A formulary of commonly used drugs for an easy go-to reference for every office
• Special considerations for nurses and dentists From career choices in pain management to the specific drugs, procedures, and therapies that can alleviate pain, Essentials of Pain Management is a valuable resource for all pain management practitioners.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387875781
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Edition description:
2011
Pages:
834
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction.- 1. Introduction to Pain Management, Historical Perspectives, and Careers in Pain Management.- 2.Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain Management.- Part 2. Anatomy and Physiology.- 3.Anatomic and Physiologic Principles.- 4.Acute and Chronic Mechanisms of Pain.- Part 3. Clinical Principles.- 5.Assessment of Pain: Complete Patient Evaluation.- 6.Diagnostic Testing in Pain Management.- Part 4. Pharmacology.- 7.Opioids: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.- 8.Opioids: Basic Concepts in Clinical Practice.- 9.Non-opioid Analgesics in Pain Management.- 10.Alternative and Herbal Pharmaceuticals.- 11.Importance of Placebo Effect in Pain Management.- Part 5. Non-pharmacologic Management of Pain.- 12.Psychological and Psychosocial Evaluation of the Chronic Pain Patient.- 13.Interventional Pain Management.- 14.Functional Restoration of Patients with Pain.- 15.Occupational Therapy in Client-Centered Pain Management.- 16.Acupucture.- 17.Nursing Perspective on Pain Management.- 18.Post-surgical Pain Management.- Part 6. Acute Pain Management.- 19.Surgical and Trauma Patient and Burns.- 20.Regional Anesthesia Techniques.- 21.Principles of Ultrasound Techniques.- 22.Labor Pain Management.- Part 7. Chronic Pain Management.- 23.Neuropathic Pain.- 24.Ischemic and Visceral Pain.- 25.Fibromyalgia, Arthritic, and Myofascial Pain .- 26.Head, Neck, and Back Pain.- 27.Headache.- 28.Management of Cancer Pain.- 29.Ethics in Pain Management and End of Life Care.- Part 8. Additional Topics.- 30.Pediatric Pain Management.- 31.Managing Pain in the Addicted Patient.- 32.Pain Management in Elderly Patients.- 33.Management of Oro-Dental Pain.- 34.Drug Formulary for Pain Management.- Appendix.- Multiple Choice Questions.

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