Handbook of Pain Assessment, Third Edition / Edition 3
  • Handbook of Pain Assessment, Third Edition / Edition 3
  • Handbook of Pain Assessment, Third Edition / Edition 3

Handbook of Pain Assessment, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Dennis C. Turk
     
 

ISBN-10: 1606239767

ISBN-13: 9781606239766

Pub. Date: 11/22/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This definitve clinical reference comprehensively reviews the most advanced methods for assessing the person in pain. Empirically supported instruments and procedures are detailed, including self-report measures, observational techniques, psychophysiological measures, and more. Best-practice recommendations are provided for assessing the most prevalent pain

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This definitve clinical reference comprehensively reviews the most advanced methods for assessing the person in pain. Empirically supported instruments and procedures are detailed, including self-report measures, observational techniques, psychophysiological measures, and more. Best-practice recommendations are provided for assessing the most prevalent pain sydromes and for working with children, the elderly, and people with communication difficulties. The book also weighs in on the limitations of existing methods and identifies key directions for future research. New to this edition: tighter organization with more concise chapters and a heightened focus on practical clinical issues; incorporates significant advances in knowledge about pain and pain syndromes; numerous new or refined assessment instruments and procedures, including applications of advanced imaging techniques; and chapter providing an integrated, comprehensive assessment approach for any type of chronic pain.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606239766
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/22/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Measurement of Pain and the Assessment of People Experiencing Pain, Dennis C. Turk and Ronald Melzack
I. Self-Report Measures of Pain
2. Self-Report Scales and Procedures for Assessing Pain in Adults, Mark P. Jensen and Paul Karoly
3. The McGill Pain Questionnaire: Development, Psychometric Properties, and Usefulness of the Long Form, Short Form, and Short Form–2, Joel Katz and Ronald Melzack
4. Psychosocial Assessment: Comprehensive Measures and Measures Specific to Pain Beliefs and Coping, Douglas E. DeGood and Andrew J. Cook
5. Assessment of Couples and Families with Chronic Pain, Joan M. Romano, Annmarie Cano, and Karen B. Schmaling
II. Measures of Pain Not Dependent on Self-Report
6. The Facial Expression of Pain, Kenneth D. Craig, Kenneth M. Prkachin, and Ruth E. Grunau
7. Assessment of Pain Behaviors, Francis J. Keefe, Tamara J. Somers, David A. Williams, and Suzanne J. Smith
8. Psychophysiological and Neuroimaging Measures in the Assessment of Patients with Chronic Pain, Herta Flor and Patric Meyer
9. Quantification of Function in Chronic Low Back Pain, Peter B. Polatin, Whitney E. Worzer, Emily Brede, and Robert J. Gatchel
10. Assessment of Patients with Chronic Pain: A Comprehensive Approach, Dennis C. Turk and James P. Robinson
III. Assessment of Special Populations
11. Assessment of Pain in Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Danielle A. Ruskin, Khush A. Amaria, Fay F. Warnock, and Patricia A. McGrath
12. Assessment of Pain in Older Persons, Lynn R. Gauthier and Lucia Gagliese
13. Assessment of Pain in Adults and Children with Limited Ability to Communicate, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Lynn M. Breau, and Kenneth D. Craig
IV. Assessment of Specific Pain Conditions and Syndromes
14. Assessment of Acute Pain, Pain Relief, and Patient Satisfaction, Shawn T. Mason, James A. Fauerbach, and Jennifer A. Haythornthwaite
15. Clinical Assessment of Low Back Pain, Paul J. Watson
16. Assessment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Myofascial Pain Syndromes, and Whiplash-Associated Disorders, James P. Robinson and Dennis C. Turk
17. Assessment of Neuropathic Pain, Ian Gilron, Nadine Attal, Didier Bouhassira, and Robert H. Dworkin
18. Assessment of Headaches, Frank Andrasik, Dawn C. Buse, and Alyssa Lettich
19. Assessment of Patients with Cancer-Related Pain, Karen O. Anderson
V. Special Issues and Applications
20. Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders, Mark D. Sullivan and Jennifer Brennan Braden
21. Disability Evaluation in Painful Conditions, James P. Robinson
22. The Importance of Biopsychosocial Screening before Surgical Intervention or Opioid Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain, Robert J. Gatchel
23. Assessment of Chronic Pain in Epidemiological and Health Services Research: Empirical Bases and New Directions, Michael Von Korff
24. Assessment of Pain and Health-Related Quality of Life in Chronic Pain Clinical Trials, Alec B. O’Connor and Robert H. Dworkin
Conclusion
25. Trends and Future Directions, Dennis C. Turk and Ronald Melzack

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